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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 29 August 2017
  • ISBN : 9780128040935
  • Page : 338 pages
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Risk Modeling for Hazards and Disasters covers all major aspects of catastrophe risk modeling, from hazards through to financial analysis. It explores relevant new science in risk modeling, indirect losses, assessment of impact and consequences to insurance losses, and current changes in risk modeling practice, along with case studies. It also provides further insight into the shortcomings of current models and examines model risk and ideas to diversify risk assessment. Risk Modeling for Hazards and Disasters instructs readers on how to assess, price and then hedge the losses from natural and manmade catastrophes. This book reviews current model development and science and explains recent changes in the catastrophe modeling space, including new initiatives covering uncertainty and big data in the assessment of risk for insurance pricing and portfolio management. Edited by a leading expert in both hazards and risk, this book is authored by a global panel including major modeling vendors, modeling consulting firms, and well-known catastrophe modeling scientists. Risk Modeling for Hazards and Disasters provides important insight into how models are used to price and manage risk. Includes high profile case studies such as the Newcastle earthquake, Hurricane Andrew and Hurricane Katrina Provides crucial information on new ideas and platforms that will help address the new demands for risk management and catastrophe risk reporting Presents the theory and practice needed to know how models are created and what is and what is not important in the modeling process Covers relevant new science in risk modeling, indirect losses, assessment of impact and consequences to insurance losses, and current changes in risk modeling practice, along with case studies

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Risk Modeling for Hazards and Disasters

Risk Modeling for Hazards and Disasters
  • Author : Gero Michel
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2017-08-29
  • ISBN : 9780128040935
GET THIS BOOKRisk Modeling for Hazards and Disasters

Risk Modeling for Hazards and Disasters covers all major aspects of catastrophe risk modeling, from hazards through to financial analysis. It explores relevant new science in risk modeling, indirect losses, assessment of impact and consequences to insurance losses, and current changes in risk modeling practice, along with case studies. It also provides further insight into the shortcomings of current models and examines model risk and ideas to diversify risk assessment. Risk Modeling for Hazards and Disasters instructs readers on how

Catastrophe Modeling

Catastrophe Modeling
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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2006-01-27
  • ISBN : 9780387231297
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Based on the research that has been conducted at Wharton Risk Management Center over the past five years on catastrophic risk. Covers a hot topic in the light of recent terroristic activities and nature catastrophes. Develops risk management strategies for reducing and spreading the losses from future disasters. Provides glossary of definitions and terms used throughout the book.

Governance of Risk, Hazards and Disasters

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-01-29
  • ISBN : 9781315463872
GET THIS BOOKGovernance of Risk, Hazards and Disasters

Growing debates around governance are taking place among academic, policy-making, and practice-based communities. In light of the increasing focus on governance, this book presents and discusses governance as a framework that is able to both conceptualize and contextualize risks and disasters as currently experienced and managed into social systems. Contributions offer a variety of perspectives, experiences and socio-cultural contexts which have identified the challenges, opportunities and critiques of promoting governance. Part I explores approaches, models, and keywords as applied to

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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-11
  • ISBN : 9789400722262
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Efficient and equitable policies for managing disaster risks and adapting to global environmental change are critically dependent on development of robust options supported by integrated modeling. The book is based on research and state-of-the art models developed at IIASA (International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis) and within its cooperation network. It addresses the methodological complexities of assessing disaster risks, which call for stochastic simulation, optimization methods and economic modeling. Furthermore, it describes policy frameworks for integrated disaster risk management, including

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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2021-10-08
  • ISBN : 9781000542844
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Climate change, combined with the rapid and often unplanned urbanisation trends, is associated with a rising trend in the frequency and severity of disasters triggered by natural hazards. In order to face the impacts of such threats, it is necessary to have an appropriate Disaster Risk Assessment (DRA). Traditional DRA approaches for disaster risk reduction (DRR) have focused mainly on the hazard component of risk, with little attention to the vulnerability and the exposure components. To address this issue, this

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  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release Date : 2005
  • ISBN : 9780821359303
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At Risk

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-01-21
  • ISBN : 9781134528615
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The term 'natural disaster' is often used to refer to natural events such as earthquakes, hurricanes or floods. However, the phrase 'natural disaster' suggests an uncritical acceptance of a deeply engrained ideological and cultural myth. At Risk questions this myth and argues that extreme natural events are not disasters until a vulnerable group of people is exposed. The updated new edition confronts a further ten years of ever more expensive and deadly disasters and discusses disaster not as an aberration,

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Earthquake Hazard, Risk and Disasters
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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2014-06-16
  • ISBN : 9780123964724
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Earthquake Hazard, Risk, and Disasters presents the latest scientific developments and reviews of research addressing seismic hazard and seismic risk, including causality rates, impacts on society, preparedness, insurance and mitigation. The current controversies in seismic hazard assessment and earthquake prediction are addressed from different points of view. Basic tools for understanding the seismic risk and to reduce it, like paleoseismology, remote sensing, and engineering are discussed. Contains contributions from expert seismologists, geologists, engineers and geophysicists selected by a world-renowned editorial

Catastrophe Modeling

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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2005-02-07
  • ISBN : 0387241051
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  • Publisher : Food & Agriculture Org
  • Release Date : 2008
  • ISBN : UOM:39015075645179
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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2014-09-10
  • ISBN : 9781482228922
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The impacts of natural and man-made disasters have increased exponentially over the past few decades. Moreover, with our global interconnectedness and the growing scale of disasters, today's catastrophic disasters can have regional, national, and even global economic consequences. Following in the tradition of the successful first edition, Hazards Analysis: Reducing the Impact of Disasters, Second Edition provides a structure and process for understanding the nature of natural and human-caused disasters. Stressing the role of hazard risk management for public, private,

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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2009-11-11
  • ISBN : 9048122384
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  • Publisher : Amer Society of Civil Engineers
  • Release Date : 2011
  • ISBN : 0784411530
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  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-04-17
  • ISBN : 9781107033863
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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2014-10-29
  • ISBN : 9780123964762
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