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dc.contributor.authorSCHNEIDERBAUER Stefanen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2010-02-25T16:29:34Z-
dc.date.available2006-10-03en_GB
dc.date.available2010-02-25T16:29:34Z-
dc.date.issued2006en_GB
dc.date.submitted2005-11-07en_GB
dc.identifier.citationAfrikaforschung: Ansichtssache - Jahrestagung 2004 der Afrikagruppe deutscher Geowissenschaftler vol. 9 p. 145-153en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC30920-
dc.description.abstractThe presented research aims to estimate people's risk to natural hazards in developing countries at a sub-national scale. Preliminary results show the applicability of the introduced methods for grid cells of 1 km resolution for a worldwide coverage, and of < 500 m resolution for nationwide studies respectively. The main limiting factor is the availability of relevant indicators and up-to-date datasets with global coverage for a populations'; vulnerability determination. People's risk estimations at sub-national scale must be based on population density data of fine resolution. The first undertaking required in order to tell where in development countries people are most at risk, is therefore the creation of adequate population density dataen_GB
dc.description.sponsorshipJRC.G.2-Support to external securityen_GB
dc.format.mediumPrinteden_GB
dc.languageENGen_GB
dc.publisherE.Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlungen_GB
dc.relation.ispartofseriesJRC30920en_GB
dc.titleWhere Are the Vulnerable People? - Towards a Risk and Vulnerability Assessment to Natural Disasters at National and Sub-National Scaleen_GB
dc.typeArticles in periodicals and booksen_GB
JRC Directorate:Space, Security and Migration

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