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Vulnerability and risk measurement of climate induced disasters in Gujarat / Shital Shukla.

By: Shukla, Shital [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi : Academic Foundation in association with the Sardar Patel Institute of Economic and Social Research, Ahmedabad., 2014Description: 133 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9789332701069 (hbk.); 9332701067 (hbk.).Subject(s): Climatic changes -- Environmental aspects -- India -- Gujarat | Natural disasters -- India -- Gujarat | Emergency management -- India -- Gujarat | Risk assessment -- India -- GujaratDDC classification: 551.695475 SHU
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction Overview Vulnerability Concept: Emergence and Development Disaster Stream Models of Vulnerability Social Science Framework of Vulnerability Global Environmental Change School of Thought Application of the Vulnerability Concept in Risk Measurement: Recent Approaches Objectives of the Study Implications of the Study 2.Disaster Profile of Gujarat: Trend and Impact Assessment Disaster: Meaning and Classification Assessing the Risk Due to Disasters: A Methodological Approach Data Sources Probability of Disasters: Frequency and Significance Social Impact Economic Impact Macroeconomic Impact Intensity Indicators of Climatic Disasters Expenditure on Disasters Disaster Management in Gujarat Conclusion 3.Development and Disasters: A Status of Development in Gujarat Demographic Scenario The Status of Education Inequality in Population Health Status in the State Contents note continued: Economic Growth and Development in Gujarat Status of Natural Resources and Environment 4.Determinants of Vulnerability in the State: A Macro Level Model Risk Assessment for Gujarat: A Methodological Approach Determinants of Vulnerability Applying Vulnerability Analysis to Calculate Risk Slow Onset Disasters: Drought Rapid Onset Disasters: Cyclone and Flood Composite Risk Index for Climate-Induced Disasters 5.Vulnerability Analysis at Micro Level Selection of Households Socioeconomic Status of the Selected Households Physical Exposure Access to Social Infrastructure Drivers of Vulnerability at Micro Level Vulnerability towards Cyclones Vulnerability towards Flood Vulnerability towards Drought 6.Conclusion and a Way Ahead Ill.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 115-119).

Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction
Overview
Vulnerability Concept: Emergence and Development
Disaster Stream Models of Vulnerability
Social Science Framework of Vulnerability
Global Environmental Change School of Thought
Application of the Vulnerability Concept in Risk Measurement: Recent Approaches
Objectives of the Study
Implications of the Study
2.Disaster Profile of Gujarat: Trend and Impact Assessment
Disaster: Meaning and Classification
Assessing the Risk Due to Disasters: A Methodological Approach
Data Sources
Probability of Disasters: Frequency and Significance
Social Impact
Economic Impact
Macroeconomic Impact
Intensity Indicators of Climatic Disasters
Expenditure on Disasters
Disaster Management in Gujarat
Conclusion
3.Development and Disasters: A Status of Development in Gujarat
Demographic Scenario
The Status of Education
Inequality in Population
Health Status in the State
Contents note continued: Economic Growth and Development in Gujarat
Status of Natural Resources and Environment
4.Determinants of Vulnerability in the State: A Macro Level Model
Risk Assessment for Gujarat: A Methodological Approach
Determinants of Vulnerability
Applying Vulnerability Analysis to Calculate Risk
Slow Onset Disasters: Drought
Rapid Onset Disasters: Cyclone and Flood
Composite Risk Index for Climate-Induced Disasters
5.Vulnerability Analysis at Micro Level
Selection of Households
Socioeconomic Status of the Selected Households
Physical Exposure
Access to Social Infrastructure
Drivers of Vulnerability at Micro Level
Vulnerability towards Cyclones
Vulnerability towards Flood
Vulnerability towards Drought
6.Conclusion and a Way Ahead Ill.

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