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A socio-spatial vulnerability assessment for disaster management:insights from the 2012 Emilia earthquake (Italy)
Journal Title: SOCIOLOGIA URBANA E RURALE 
Author/s: Fabio Carnelli, Ivan Frigerio 
Year:  2016 Issue: 111 Language: English 
Pages:  23 Pg. 22-44 FullText PDF:  1124 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SUR2016-111002
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This article aims to provide a framework to build a spatial assessment about the interaction between social vulnerability indicators and the 2012 Emilia earthquake. Using Mirandola as case study, five social vulnerability indicators were selected, mapped and spatially correlated to a building damage index calculated using geo-referenced information of damaged buildings available at a local level. The evaluation of this spatial relationship may be a useful tool for post-disaster recovery and reconstruction policies.
Keywords: Social vulnerability, Emilia earthquake, spatial analysis, disaster management, disaster recovery, GIS, Mirandola

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Fabio Carnelli, Ivan Frigerio, A socio-spatial vulnerability assessment for disaster management:insights from the 2012 Emilia earthquake (Italy) in "SOCIOLOGIA URBANA E RURALE" 111/2016, pp. 22-44, DOI:10.3280/SUR2016-111002

   

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