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example of hyper technical society
ability to fix 1st motor cars
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The public is increasingly cautious about accepting scientific views about hazards
Risk Society
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What is Key to Las et al 2013 heatwave research
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Cutter 1996 social vulnerability includes :
susceptibility of social groups/society at large to potential losses ( structural and nonstructural) from hazards events and disaster . Distinct spatial outcome and varies over time.
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Masten 1990- Resilience is
The process of , capacity for or outcome of successful adaption despite challeneging or threatening circumstance
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Nuclear risk evokes
strong negative feelings and the gap between actual and perceived risk continue to be a major factor in public policy decisions ( Srinivasan and Rethinary 2013)
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Global warming is a weapon of mass destruction which
kills more than terrosim yet bush/blair do nothing (Houghton 2003)
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No common definition of 'risk' in
science or not (Renn 1998)
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UN ISDR 2009 Define Natural Hazards as
process or phenomen which may cause loss of life/injury/property damage/social/economic/enviromental damage.
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Urban Development of flood prone land attributed to
behavioural or cultural faults including misperception of risk
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Berkes and Folke 1998 developed SES to acknowledge the
equal importance and intrinsic linkage between social and ecological resilience.
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Hall et al 2003 research is an example
hierarchical, national scale assessment of current and future flood risk v old fashioned
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Collbarative governance share clear goals =
it seems more attainable (Wong-Pold And Strauss 2014)
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Adger et al 2006
the capacity of linked SES to absorn current disturbances
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SES stands for
Social-Ecological Systems
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Natural Hazards (UNESCO 2013)
Natural Hazards are naturally-occurring physical phenomena caused by rapid or slow onset events having A/G or H orgins at the G/N/R/L scale
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Environmental Hazards - Smith 2013
Limited to events originating in and transmitting through natural and built environment leading to its death and economic loss etc
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the combination of the probability of a hazardous event and its negative consequences (Smith 2013)
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Hazards originating from tech/industrial condition , including accidents, dangerous procedures, infrastructure or specific human activities that may cause loss of life etc
Technological Hazards (2013)
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Folke 2006
Resilience approach emphasises non-linear dynamics/thresholds/uncertainity and suprise
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Resilience SES disturbance has the
potential to create opportunity
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Community Resilience (Amundsen 2012)
Is the ability of a community to cope and adjust to stresses caused by social , political and environmental change and to engage community resources to overcome adversity and take advantage of opportunities in response to change.
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(Amundsen 2012) Adaptive capacity of a community is
directly related to its resilience
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NaTech potentially growing in
urban areas (Cruz and Okada 2008)
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Hurriciane Katrina showed need to
improved loss prevention mechanism
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Pauls 2011 Notion of incorrect perceptions working with scientific probabilities, research includes 4 systematic Biases
Existence acceptance, over-confidence , desire for certainty, optimistic bias
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Community resilience highlights the role of
social not physical capital in driving resilience
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