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No. de sistema: 000059185

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245 0 0 a| Measuring individual vulnerability to floods in the lower and middle Grijalva River Basin, Tabasco, Mexico
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520 1 _ a| We built an easy-to-interpret individual vulnerability index to floods that is amenable for empirical testing and may be adapted to any perceived hazard or ecological setting. An individual’s vulnerability value (Vi) was estimated from characteristics unique to him/her, added to those he or she shared with people sleeping in the same building, then by all members of his or her household and finally by all community members. Vi was obtained for 994 individuals living in 129 domestic units in 14 rural populations from three subregions in the Grijalva River Basin, Tabasco, Mexico. The Vi means of Wetland subregion communities were significantly lower than those of Mountain and Coastal Plain regions. Bivariate correlations allowed us to identify those variables that had a greater influence on the estimation of Vi in general, and which correlated most with Vi per region. Knowing which variables increased vulnerability allowed us to make policy suggestions to target each region’s specific needs. We argue that this bottom-up approach gives the index a value that reflects individual conditions and interactions that affect vulnerability that other indices derived from larger aggregation-level data are incapable of providing.
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650 _ 4 a| Inundaciones
650 _ 4 a| Vulnerabilidad ante desastres
650 _ 4 a| Unidades domésticas
650 _ 4 a| Adaptación social
651 _ 4 a| Paraíso, Jalpa de Méndez Tabasco (México)
651 _ 4 a| Cuenca Grijalva
700 1 _ a| Gurri García, Francisco D.
700 1 _ a| Ruiz García, Wilma
e| coaut.
700 1 _ a| Molina Rosales, Dolores Ofelia
e| coaut.
700 1 _ a| Vallejo Nieto, Mirna Isela
e| coaut.
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t| Natural Hazards
g| Vol. 96, no. 1 (March 2019), p. 149-171
x| 0921-030X
900 _ _ a| Solicítelo con su bibliotecario/a
901 _ _ a| Artículo con arbitraje
902 _ _ a| GOG / MM
904 _ _ a| Noviembre 2018
905 _ _ a| Artecosur
905 _ _ a| Artfrosur
905 _ _ a| Desastres
905 _ _ a| Biblioelectrónica
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Measuring individual vulnerability to floods in the lower and middle Grijalva River Basin, Tabasco, Mexico
Gurri García, Francisco D. (autor)
Ruiz García, Wilma (autor)
Molina Rosales, Dolores Ofelia (autor)
Vallejo Nieto, Mirna Isela (autor)
Nota: Disponible para usuarios de ECOSUR con su clave de acceso
Contenido en: Natural Hazards. Vol. 96, no. 1 (March 2019), p. 149-171. ISSN: 0921-030X
No. de sistema: 59185
Tipo: - Artículo con arbitraje
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"We built an easy-to-interpret individual vulnerability index to floods that is amenable for empirical testing and may be adapted to any perceived hazard or ecological setting. An individual’s vulnerability value (Vi) was estimated from characteristics unique to him/her, added to those he or she shared with people sleeping in the same building, then by all members of his or her household and finally by all community members. Vi was obtained for 994 individuals living in 129 domestic units in 14 rural populations from three subregions in the Grijalva River Basin, Tabasco, Mexico. The Vi means of Wetland subregion communities were significantly lower than those of Mountain and Coastal Plain regions. Bivariate correlations allowed us to identify those variables that had a greater influence on the estimation of Vi in general, and which correlated most with Vi per region. Knowing which variables increased vulnerability allowed us to make policy suggestions to target each region’s specific needs. We argue that this bottom-up approach gives the index a value that reflects individual conditions and interactions that affect vulnerability that other indices derived from larger aggregation-level data are incapable of providing."


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