Original Paper

Natural Hazards

, Volume 49, Issue 3, pp 421-436

Typhoon disaster in China: prediction, prevention, and mitigation

  • Defu LiuAffiliated withDisaster Prevention Research Institute, Ocean University of China Email author 
  • , Liang PangAffiliated withDisaster Prevention Research Institute, Ocean University of China
  • , Botao XieAffiliated withDisaster Prevention Research Institute, Ocean University of China

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Abstract

Typhoon-induced disaster is one of the most important factors influencing the economic development and more than 250 million in China. In view of the existing state of typhoon disaster prediction, prevention, and mitigation, this paper proposes a new probability model, Multivariate Compound Extreme Value Distribution (MCEVD), to predict typhoon-induced extreme disaster events. This model establishes prevention criteria for coastal areas, offshore structures, and estuarine cities, and provides an appropriate mitigation scheme for disaster risk management and decision-making.

Keywords

Typhoon disaster Multivariate Compound Extreme Value Distribution Prediction Prevention criteria