publication . Article . 2012

Ameaças naturais e avaliação subjetiva na construção da vulnerabilidade social diante de desastres naturais no Chile e Brasil

Romero, Hugo; Mendonça, Magaly;
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  • Published: 31 Jul 2012 Journal: Revista Internacional Interdisciplinar INTERthesis, volume 9 (eissn: 1807-1384, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC)
Abstract
From objective and subjective points of view, some of the most outstanding economic, politic, social and cultural factors that have participated in the construction of the social vulnerability with which Chilean and Brazilian local communities have coped recent natural disasters, including floods, landslides, earthquakes and tsunamis. Global factors have generated economic constraints that have been represented at local scale in the increment of social vulnerability due to the lack of public investments in protective works. Additionally, exclusion and social segregation processes have been observed, translated in a permanent and systematic human occupation of ar...
Subjects
free text keywords: Natural hazards; Social vulnerability; Floods; Tsunamis, Geografia, Riesgos naturales; Vulnerabilidad social; Inundaciones; Tsunamis, Riscos naturais; Vulnerabilidade social; Inundações; Tsunamis, Riesgos naturales, Vulnerabilidad social, Inundaciones, Tsunamis, Social Sciences, H, Social sciences (General), H1-99
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