Disaster Preparedness References

Cardon O. 2005. A System of Indicators for Disaster Risk Management in the Americas. National University of Columbia.

Cutter S., Boruff B. and Shirley W. 2003. Social Vulnerability to Environmental Hazards. Social Science Quarterly, Volume 84, Number 2, pp. 242-261.

Davidson R. and Shah H. 1997. An Urban Earthquake Disaster Risk Index. Report No. 121, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University. 

Davidson R. and Lambert K. 2001. Comparing the Hurricane Disaster Risk of U.S. Coastal Counties. Natural Hazrds Review, pp 132-142.

Dillman, D.A., J.D. Smyth., and L.M. Christian. 2007. Internet, Mail, and Mixed-Mode Surveys: The Tailor Design Method. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Emmer R., Swann L., Schneider M., Sempier S., Sempier T. and Sanchez T. Coastal Resilence Index: A Community Self-Assessment.

Simpson D. and Katirai M. 2006. Indicator Issues and Proposed Framework for a Disaster Preparedness Index (Dpi). Working Paper 06-03. University of Louisville: School of Urban and Public Affairs.

South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission. Envrionmental Vulnerability Index. http://www.vulnerabilityindex.net/EVI_2005.htm. Last Verified 03/01/2010.

Tapsell S., Penning-Rowsell E., Tunstall S. and Wilson T. 2002. Vulnerability to flooding: health
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