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Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 17, 481-504, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-17-481-2017
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24 Mar 2017
Assessing the risk posed by natural hazards to infrastructures
Unni Marie K. Eidsvig et al.

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This paper proposes a model for assessing the risk posed by natural hazards to infrastructures, with a focus on the indirect losses and loss of stability of the population relying on the infrastructure. The proposed model enables the comparison between scenarios in municipal risk and vulnerability analyses, considering the natural hazards and different aspects of vulnerability, including the physical vulnerability of the infrastructure itself and the societal dependency on the infrastructure.
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