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Living conditions in post-tsunami houses: A case study of the moklen ethnic minority group in Tungwa village, Phang Nga province, Southern Thailand
Attavanich, M.Kobayashi, H.
The Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004 caused widespread damage to Southern Thailand. The Moklen, an ethnic minority group of Sea Gypsies living in the area, were also affected and provi...
Development of Landslide Early Wa Rning System by Online GPS in Central Java, Indonesia
Aditya, T.Dwikorita K.Teuku F. F.
Lack of landslide early warning in a vulnerable area has seriously resulted in poor awareness and preparedness for landslide disasters, and accordingly brings to the increasing num...
Determining flow patterns and emplacement dynamics from tsunami deposits with no visible sedimentary structure
Kain, C.Wassmer, P.Goff, J.Chagué-Goff, C.Gomez, C.Hart, D.Zawadzki, A.
In the absence of eyewitness reports or clear sedimentary structures, it can be difficult to interpret tsunami deposits or reconstruct tsunami inundation patterns. The emplacement ...
An Integrated Methodology to Develop a Standard for Landslide Early Warning Systems
Fathani, T. F.Karnawati, D.Wilopo, W.
Landslides are one of the most widespread and commonly occurring natural hazards. In regions of high vulnerability, these complex hazards can cause signi?cant negative social and e...
The regional moment tensor of the 5 May 2014 Chiang Rai earthquake (Mw = 6.5), Northern Thailand, with its aftershocks and its implication to the stress and the instability of the Phayao Fault Zone
Noisagool, S.S. BoonchaisukP. PornsopinW. Siripunvaraporn
On 5 May 2014, the largest earthquake in Thailand modern history occurred in Northern Thailand with over a thousand aftershocks. Most of the epicenters are located within the trans...
Rheological behavior of tsunami run-up water containing alluvial deposit at coastline of Kedah, Malaysia
Philip, A. K.Teh, H. M.Shafiai, S. H.Jaafar, A.Rashidi, A. H. M.
Tsunami run-up wave has been hypothesized as non-Newtonian fluid due to the presence of sediment and debris in its body. This paper asscesses the rheology of run-up wave based on t...
Rapid and Delayed Earthquake Triggering by the Song Tranh 2 Reservoir, Vietnam
Kalpna GahalautThai Anh TuanN. Purnachandra Rao
Impoundment of the Song Tranh 2 reservoir in Vietnam was started in late 2010, and earthquakes started occurring in its vicinity soon after that. Frequency of earthquakes increased...
Assessing total water storage and identifying flood events over Tonlé Sap basin in Cambodia using GRACE and MODIS satellite observations combined with hydrological models
Tangdamrongsub, N.Ditmar, P. G.Steele-Dunne, S. C.Gunter, B. C.Sutanudjaja, E. H.
In this study, satellite observations including gravity (GRACE), terrestrial reflectance (MODIS), and global precipitation (TRMM) data, along with the output from the PCR-GLOBWB hy...
Identifying Flood-Prone Areas due to Sea Level Rise in nearby communities of Imbang River in Western Visayas, Philippines
Saripada, N. B. A.Patiño, C. L.Sinogaya, J. R.
Coastal communities and habitats are always threatened with the continuing rise of sea levels. The consequences of sea level rise worsened by climate change can bring higher and mo...
Comparative study on inter-organizational cooperation in disaster situations and impact on humanitarian aid operations
Given the increased numbers of disasters and humanitarian crises which occur in the face of diminishing global resources, the contemporary disaster management and humanitarian fiel...
Integrating LiDAR and flood simulation models in determining exposure and vulnerability of buildings to extreme rainfall-induced flood hazards
Santillan, J. R., Makinano-Santillan, M., & Cutamora, L. C.
LiDAR-derived Digital Terrain and Surface Models (DTM/DSM) and flood simulation models were used to determine exposure and vulnerability of building to various flood hazard scenari...
Blueprints for change in post-tsunami Aceh, Indonesia
Daly, P.Feener, R. M.Jauhola, M.Thorburn, C.
Rising floodwaters: mapping impacts and perceptions of flooding in Indonesian Borneo
Wells, J. A.Wilson, K. A.Abram, N. K.Nunn, M.Gaveau, D. L.Runting, R. K.Meijaard, E.
The roles of forest and wetland ecosystems in regulating flooding have drawn increasing attention in the contexts of climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction. However,...
Dams and Their Components
Limin ZhangMing PengDongsheng ChangYao Xu
Dams have been an essential infrastructure in society that contributes to socioeconomic development and prosperity. Topography and geology are the two primary factors in weighing t...