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Exploring neighborhood‐level resilience to flooding: Why the context and scale matter

Anamaria Bukvic, Aishwarya Borate, Shereen Hughes, Ross Weaver, David Imburgia, William A. Stiles
2021 Journal of Flood Risk Management  
It then applies a geospatial network analysis to determine which study neighborhoods will have significantly reduced access to critical facilities such as emergency services, medical facilities, and schools  ...  This article explores the role of contextual neighborhood-level considerations in community resilience planning in coastal urban locations.  ...  An additional 1 ft. (0.3 m) of SLR increase will more than double the loss in accessibility to critical facilities in merely 15 years, which is an especially short time horizon for any major adaptive interventions  ... 
doi:10.1111/jfr3.12698 fatcat:tbqmrh2yfnbklmypulzakbcnr4

Dynamic Resilience to Climate Change Caused Natural Disasters in Coastal Megacities Quantification Framework

Slobodan P. Simonovic, Angela Peck
2013 British Journal of Environment and Climate Change  
The developed measure defines resilience as a function of time and location in space. The framework is being implemented through the system dynamics model in an integrated computational environment.  ...  Objectives: The framework is designed to provide (i) for better understanding of factors contributing to urban resilience; and (ii) for comparison of climate change adaptation options.  ...  Davies and anonymous reviewers contributed to the improvement of the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.9734/bjecc/2013/2504 fatcat:lyxutxofgjgn5neouvsixbputa

Smart Flood Resilience: Harnessing Community-Scale Big Data for Predictive Flood Risk Monitoring, Rapid Impact Assessment, and Situational Awareness [article]

Faxi Yuan, Chao Fan, Hamed Farahmand, Natalie Coleman, Amir Esmalian, Cheng-Chun Lee, Flavia I. Patrascu, Cheng Zhang, Shangjia Dong, Ali Mostafavi
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Third, we illustrate the use of high-resolution traffic data in network-theoretic models for nowcasting of flood propagation on road networks and the disrupted access to critical facilities, such as hospitals  ...  Smart resilience is the beneficial result of the collision course of the fields of data science and urban resilience to flooding.  ...  Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this research are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the funding agencies.  ... 
arXiv:2111.06461v2 fatcat:2ugdb6geivdsjp5ypzkspvldey

State of the research in community resilience: progress and challenges

Maria Koliou, John W. van de Lindt, Therese P. McAllister, Bruce R. Ellingwood, Maria Dillard, Harvey Cutler
2018 Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure  
, and community economic and social systems.  ...  To date, a comprehensive community resilience model that encompasses the performance of all the physical and socio-economic components from immediate impact through the recovery phase of a natural disaster  ...  Peacock is acknowledged for his contributions in editing portions of this manuscript focusing on the definitions of community resilience.  ... 
doi:10.1080/23789689.2017.1418547 pmid:31080883 pmcid:PMC6508589 fatcat:b2kt2rgdejfexcd42iykho2tvu

Sustainable Disaster Risk Reduction in Nigeria: Lessons for Developing Countries

F B Olorunfemi, R U Adebimpe
2008 African Research Review  
This paper examined the concept of disaster and its management in the light of sustainable development with particular reference to Nigeria.  ...  It was discovered that, while hazard and/ or disasters posses anthropogenic origins, their consequences are felt on both human and the physical environments.  ...  Typical examples are death, displacement, disease, loss of crops, damage to physical and service infrastructure, depletion of natural and social capitals, institutional weakening and a general disruption  ... 
doi:10.4314/afrrev.v2i2.41050 fatcat:hxsmi52wdrhyloanzyyfhhyw6e

Community Flood Impacts and Infrastructure: Examining National Flood Impacts Using a High Precision Assessment Tool in the United States

Jeremy R. Porter, Evelyn Shu, Michael Amodeo, Ho Hsieh, Ziyan Chu, Neil Freeman
2021 Water  
properties by 7%, critical infrastructure facilities by 6%, and social infrastructure facilities by 9%.  ...  A high-resolution model capturing aspects of flood risk as related to community infrastructure is important for an understanding of overall community risk.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to acknowledge the immensely helpful contributions of Sara Chadwick, Michael Lopes, Shannon Keane, Matthew Eby, and Ed Kearns in the development of the model and  ... 
doi:10.3390/w13213125 fatcat:dbzrjhqwbfewtc7c2u2cxtdbu4

Disaster Risk Management and Social Impact Assessment: Understanding Preparedness, Response and Recovery in Community Projects [chapter]

Raheem A., F.B. Olorunfemi, G.P. Awotayo, A.M. Tunde, B.A. Usm
2013 Environmental Change and Sustainability  
To ensure an integrated approach by all relevant role players in assessing hazards and determining the risk and vulnerability in our communities, there is need for risk and vulnerability analysis.  ...  Use of geographical information systems in national, provincial, and local government level analysis of natural hazards, resources, populations, critical facilities, infrastructure. .  ... 
doi:10.5772/55736 fatcat:4kplvfk7x5bafnxwgzc4vtr3tu

Digitalization in Urban Water Governance: Case Study of Bengaluru and Singapore

Chandan Banerjee, Anik Bhaduri, Chitresh Saraswat
2022 Frontiers in Environmental Science  
Urban water governance aims to ensure equitable access to adequate quality water and related services to rapidly growing urban population while protecting the environment.  ...  Multi-purpose use of digital tools can contribute effectively to the implementation of Integrated Urban Water Management.  ...  Instances of flooding caused due to the sudden surge of stormwater in cities disrupt daily life, which includes transport, electricity and water supply and may cause loss of life and property in extreme  ... 
doi:10.3389/fenvs.2022.816824 fatcat:jjz55yjrmfcqlbvwimllyc6emq

Assessing the vulnerability of infrastructure to climate change on the Islands of Samoa

S. H. M. Fakhruddin, M. S. Babel, A. Kawasaki
2015 Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences  
This paper identifies key infrastructure and their functions and status in order to provide an overall picture of relative vulnerability to climate-related stresses of such infrastructure on the island  ...  Samoa, as one of the Pacific Islands, is prone to climatic hazards that will likely increase in the coming decades, affecting coastal communities and infrastructure around the islands.  ...  This paper has been prepared based on the Samoa infrastructure vulnerability assessment to support the UNDP GEF funded project "Economy-wide integration of climate change adaptation and DRM/DRR" to reduce  ... 
doi:10.5194/nhess-15-1343-2015 fatcat:pksfiebb2jgzlne6lazow3t3yi

Assessing the vulnerability of infrastructure to climate change on the Islands of Samoa

S. H. M. Fakhruddin
2015 NHESSD  
This paper identifies key infrastructure and their functions and status in order to provide an overall picture of relative vulnerability to climate-related stresses of such infrastructure on the island  ...  Samoa as one of the Pacific Islands are prone to climatic hazards that will likely increase in coming decades, affecting coastal communities and infrastructure around the islands.  ...  This paper has been prepared based on the Samoa infrastructure vulnerability assessment to support the UNDP GEF funded project "Economy-wide integration of climate change adaptation and DRM/DRR" to reduce  ... 
doi:10.5194/nhessd-3-1915-2015 fatcat:blhnktbdzveevhsarh555lpnyy

A systems approach to meeting the challenges of urban climate change

Jo da Silva, Sam Kernaghan, Andrés Luque
2012 International Journal of Urban Sustainable Development  
characteristics be used to analyse urban systems, in parallel with spatial analysis, to target action at multiple levels to reduce exposure and improve the adaptive capacity of urban populations simultaneously  ...  This article identifies the future challenges that cities face in their ability to create well-being, particularly for urban poor communities, as a result of the compound effect generated by climate change  ...  This article grew out of the challenges that each city faces in attempting to build resilience to climate change and the search for conceptual clarity and practical responses. Notes  ... 
doi:10.1080/19463138.2012.718279 fatcat:dxr5ktb2anfytnd74yhuqdxxrm

Positive Externalities of Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation for Human Health: A Review and Conceptual Framework for Public Health Research

Jean C Bikomeye, Caitlin S Rublee, Kirsten M M Beyer
2021 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
In responding to this urgent and growing public health crisis, mitigation strategies are in place to reduce future greenhouse gas emissions (GHGE) while adaptation strategies exist to reduce and/or alleviate  ...  the adverse effects of climate change by increasing systems' resilience to future impacts.  ...  Indirectly, inland, and coastal flooding may cause loss of access to health care services or supply chain disruptions. Millions of people are at risk from sea level rise alone [30] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph18052481 pmid:33802347 pmcid:PMC7967605 fatcat:jkflv2n6tvf3zaxljpxkywwccq

Adapting the community sector for climate extremes [chapter]

Emily Hamilton, Karl Mallon
2014 Applied Studies in Climate Adaptation  
damage to physical infrastructure and disruptions to critical services.  ...  REDUCED ACCESS/AMENITY REDUCED ACCESS/AMENITY: Loss or altered client access to community and CSO facilities, reducing client wellbeing.  ...  ACCESS TO SERVICES BLOCKED ACCESS TO SERVICES BLOCKED: Access to services disrupted due to increased flooding of lowlying bridges and other transport corridors.  ... 
doi:10.1002/9781118845028.ch30 fatcat:ha6vupdyv5hcbcnqd6wfjpvp2q

From engineering to evolutionary, an overarching approach in identifying the resilience of urban design to flood

Mohanad Abdulkareem, Hisham Elkadi
2018 International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction  
From engineering to evolutionary, an overarching approach in identifying the resilience of urban design to flood Abdulkareem, MM and Elkadi, HA http://dx.  ...  Finding out the urban form most essential commodity and to which one of resilience perspectives it could possibly associate to achieve resilient urban form.  ...  access to facilities).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijdrr.2018.02.009 fatcat:lreld2aryfapxf4e7qj7n7j5ue

Participatory Assessment of Multi Risks in Urban Regions—The Case of Critical Infrastructures in Metropolitan Lima

Stefan Greiving, Mark Fleischhauer, Christian D. León, Leonie Schödl, Gisela Wachinger, Iris Katherine Quintana Miralles, Benjamín Prado Larraín
2021 Sustainability  
These results help to identify gaps in actors' awareness of interdependencies and show the general criticalities of infrastructures with regard to both physical and actor-related factors.  ...  This paper tests a new conceptual framework for assessing criticality and provides an evidence basis for effective risk governance of critical infrastructures in urban regions.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors want to thank the various Peruvian stakeholders who participated in the workshops and online surveys. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13052813 fatcat:oz5hvsdvsza7lcrt4emqki7ohy
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