Gauging the impact of natural hazards: the pattern and cost of emergency response during flood events

Penning-Rowsell, Edmund C. and Wilson, T. (2006) Gauging the impact of natural hazards: the pattern and cost of emergency response during flood events. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, 31 (2). pp. 99-115. ISSN 0020-2754

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Abstract

Internationally unique research quantifying the costs of emergency response to natural hazards; results accepted by the UK Treasury. Taking the UK's 2000 flood, a secondary source data (Belwin), and case study surveys, the research showed that these costs, at 10.7% of event damage, were much higher than previously appreciated.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Flood Hazard Research Centre
ISI Impact: 6
Item ID: 264
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Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2008 16:52
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2016 14:11
URI: http://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/264

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