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Matthias Ruth, Paul H. Kirshen and Dana Coelho
María E. Ibarrarán and Matthias Ruth
Pablo Suarez, Jesse C. Ribot and Anthony G. Patt
Hellmuth Lange, Heiko Garrelts, Winfried Osthorst and Farid Selmi
Concepts and Cases
Edited by Matthias Ruth and María E. Ibarrarán
Climate change tends to increase the frequency and intensity of weather-related disasters, which puts many people at risk. Economic, social and environmental impacts further increase vulnerability to disasters and tend to set back development, destroy livelihoods, and increase disparity nationally and worldwide. This book addresses the differential vulnerability of people and places, introducing concepts and methods for analysis and illustrating the impact on local, regional, national, and global scales.