Journal metrics

Journal metrics

  • IF value: 2.281 IF 2.281
  • IF 5-year value: 2.693 IF 5-year 2.693
  • CiteScore value: 2.43 CiteScore 2.43
  • SNIP value: 1.193 SNIP 1.193
  • SJR value: 0.965 SJR 0.965
  • IPP value: 2.31 IPP 2.31
  • h5-index value: 40 h5-index 40
  • Scimago H index value: 73 Scimago H index 73
Volume 17, issue 12 | Copyright
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 17, 2313-2320, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-17-2313-2017
© Author(s) 2017. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 15 Dec 2017

Research article | 15 Dec 2017

Assessment of social vulnerability to natural hazards in Nepal

Dipendra Gautam
Related authors
Seismic vulnerability of vernacular Newari buildings in Nepal: observations and analysis of damage due to 1934, 1988, 2011, and 2015 earthquakes
Dipendra Gautam and Hugo Rodrigues
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2017-435,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-2017-435, 2018
Publication in NHESS not foreseen
Related subject area
Risk Assessment, Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies, Socioeconomic and Management Aspects
Assessing fragility of a reinforced concrete element to snow avalanches using a non-linear dynamic mass-spring model
Philomène Favier, David Bertrand, Nicolas Eckert, Isabelle Ousset, and Mohamed Naaim
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 2507-2524, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-2507-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-2507-2018, 2018
Review article: Climate change impacts on dam safety
Javier Fluixá-Sanmartín, Luis Altarejos-García, Adrián Morales-Torres, and Ignacio Escuder-Bueno
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 2471-2488, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-2471-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-2471-2018, 2018
Insurance engagement in flood risk reduction – examples from household and business insurance in developed countries
Isabel Seifert-Dähnn
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 2409-2429, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-2409-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-2409-2018, 2018
A comparison of building value models for flood risk analysis
Veronika Röthlisberger, Andreas P. Zischg, and Margreth Keiler
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 2431-2453, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-2431-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-2431-2018, 2018
Estimating network related risks: A methodology and an application in the transport sector
Jürgen Hackl, Juan Carlos Lam, Magnus Heitzler, Bryan T. Adey, and Lorenz Hurni
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 2273-2293, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-2273-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-2273-2018, 2018
Cited articles
Armas, I. and Gavris, A.: Social vulnerability assessment using spatial multi-criteria analysis (SEVI model) and the Social Vulnerability Index (SoVI model) – a case study for Bucharest, Romania, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 13, 1481–1499, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-13-1481-2013, 2013.
Blaikie, P. and Brookfield, H.: Land degradation and society, Metheun & Company, Ltd., New York, 1987.
Blaikie, P., Terry Cannon, T., Ian Davis, I., and Wisner, B.: At risk: natural hazards, people's vulnerability, and disasters, Routledge, New York, 1994.
Bjarnadottir, S., Li, Y., and Stewart, M. G.: Social vulnerability index for coastal communities at risk to hurricane hazard and changing climate, Nat. Hazards, 59, 1055, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11069-011-9817-5, 2011.
Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS): National Population and Housing Census 2011 (National Report), Government of Nepal Vol. 01, 2011.
Publications Copernicus
Download
Short summary
Social vulnerability to natural hazards in Nepal is presented in this article. The findings highlight that most of the districts in Nepal are at a high to very high social vulnerability level. The western parts of the country are found to be more vulnerable than the central and eastern parts.
Social vulnerability to natural hazards in Nepal is presented in this article. The findings...
Citation
Share