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Prioritising resilience policies to reduce welfare losses from natural disasters: A case study for coastal Bangladesh

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Quantified flood risk assessments focus on asset losses, neglecting longer-term impacts to household welfare via income and consumption losses. The extent of welfare losses depends upon resilience – the ability to anticipate, resist, cope, recover and learn from a shock. Here, we use a novel welfare loss modelling framework and perform a high-resolution spatial analysis in coastal Bangladesh to quantify welfare losses from a tropical cyclone under present and future climatic and socio-economi...

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10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2020.102179

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Oxford college:
Keble College
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Author
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Global Environmental Change More from this journal
Volume:
65
Issue:
November 2020
Article number:
102179
Publication date:
2020-10-02
Acceptance date:
2020-09-20
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ISSN:
0959-3780
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English
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1138502
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pubs:1138502
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2020-10-27

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