Comprehensive approach for probabilistic risk assessment (CAPRA): international initiative for disaster risk management effectiveness

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Cardona, Omar D. ; Ordaz Schroder, Mario Gustavo ; Reinoso, Eduardo ; Yamín, Luis ; Barbat Barbat, Horia Alejandro (2010)
  • Subject: insurance | risk reduction | :Desenvolupament humà i sostenible::Desenvolupament humà::Risc i vulnerabilitat [Àrees temàtiques de la UPC] | :Enginyeria civil::Geotècnia::Sismologia [Àrees temàtiques de la UPC] | Earthquake hazard analysis | cost-benefit analysis | loss scenarios | Risc sísmic | :Enginyeria civil::Materials i estructures [Àrees temàtiques de la UPC] | building damage | Seismic risk

Understanding disaster risk due to hazard events, such as earthquakes, creates powerful incentives for countries to develop planning options and tools to reduce potential damages. This has been the reason why CAPRA, the risk evaluation model described in this paper, was... View more
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