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People’s Response to Disasters in the Philippines

Vulnerability, Capacities, and Resilience

  • Authors
  • J. C. Gaillard

Part of the Disaster Studies book series (DIS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XX
  2. Introduction

    1. J. C. Gaillard
      Pages 1-17
  3. Looking for the Root Causes of Disasters in the Philippines: Unfolding People’s Vulnerability

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 19-19
    2. J. C. Gaillard
      Pages 21-38
    3. J. C. Gaillard
      Pages 39-55
    4. J. C. Gaillard
      Pages 57-66
  4. No One Is a Helpless Victim! People’s Capacities to Face Hazards and Disasters

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 67-67
    2. J. C. Gaillard
      Pages 69-79
  5. From Disaster to Development? People’s Resilience in the Aftermath of Disaster

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 107-107
    2. J. C. Gaillard
      Pages 109-124
    3. J. C. Gaillard
      Pages 125-141
    4. J. C. Gaillard
      Pages 143-155
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 165-193

About this book

Introduction

This book provides a critical perspective on people's response to disasters in the Philippines. It draws upon an array of case studies to discuss people's vulnerability, capacities and resilience in facing a wide range of different hazards.

Keywords

Disaster vulnerability capacities resilience Philippines ACE Case Studies cities city coping development Enzo Paci Natural Hazard perception rating reduction risk ROOT science and technology

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