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Preparing for extreme weather events: A risk assessment approach

Preparing for extreme weather events: A risk assessment approach

Jones, Keith (2012) Preparing for extreme weather events: A risk assessment approach. In: Booth, Colin A., Hammond, Felix N., Lamond, Jessica E. and Proverbs, David G., (eds.) Solutions for Climate Change Challenges in the Built Environment. Innovation in the Built Environment . Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK, pp. 269-281. ISBN 9781405195072 (doi:

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Summary: This chapter contains sections titled -
What Is an Extreme Weather Event?
Relationship between Vulnerability, Resilience and Adaptive Capacity
A Risk Assessment Framework Model
Solutions: A New Risk Framework Model
Final Thoughts

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: [1] Published Print: 6 JAN 2012. Published Online: 9 MAR 2012. [2] ISBN 9781405195072 (Print), 9781444354539 (Online). [3] Chapter 21.
Uncontrolled Keywords: weather events and risk assessment, extremes of weather, risk management, risk prevention, vulnerability, resilience, adaptive capacity, community resilience, weather events, risk models, UKCIP, AXA, vulnerability assessment, DROP model, risk assessment, risk assessment framework, resilience to EWEs
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Pre-2014 Departments: School of Architecture, Design & Construction
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