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dc.contributor.authorPuigdellivol Goday, Joan
dc.date.accessioned2014-05-27T18:40:51Z
dc.date.available2014-05-27T18:40:51Z
dc.date.issued2012
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2099.1/21604
dc.description.abstractThe paper is proposing a holistic framework for defining and measuring disaster resilience for a community at various scales. Seven dimensions characterizing community functionality have been identified and are represented by the acronym PEOPLES: Population and Demographics, Environmental/Ecosystem, Organized Governmental Services, Physical Infrastructure, Lifestyle and Community Competence, Economic Development, and Social-Cultural Capital. The proposed framework provides the basis for development of quantitative and qualitative models that measure continuously the functionality and resilience of communities against extreme events or disasters in any or a combination of the above-mentioned dimensions. Over the longer term, this framework will enable the development of geospatial and temporal decision-support software tools that help planners and other key decision makers and stakeholders to assess and enhance the resilience of their communities.
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya
dc.publisherPolitecnico di Torino
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Spain
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/es/
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Desenvolupament humà i sostenible::Desenvolupament humà::Població
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Matemàtiques i estadística::Investigació operativa
dc.subject.lcshPopulation -- Social aspects
dc.subject.lcshDisasters -- Social aspects
dc.subject.lcshEmergency management -- Decision-making
dc.subject.lcshManagement information systems
dc.subject.lcshStatistical decision
dc.subject.lcshDecision support systems
dc.titleMeasuring resilience at the community scale: the peoples framework
dc.typeMaster thesis (pre-Bologna period)
dc.subject.lemacPoblació -- Aspectes socials
dc.subject.lemacCatàstrofes -- Aspectes socials
dc.subject.lemacGestió d'emergències -- Presa de decisions
dc.subject.lemacSistemes d'informació per a la gestió
dc.subject.lemacDecisió, Presa de (Estadística)
dc.subject.lemacSistemes d'ajuda a la decisió
dc.rights.accessOpen Access
dc.audience.educationlevelEstudis de primer/segon cicle
dc.audience.mediatorEscola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyeria Industrial de Barcelona
dc.description.mobilityOutgoing


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