The RIVAF-project had a special focus on the impact of the GEC as detected through impacts related to disasters.
Two international crises before the Global Economic Crisis triggered effects that were detected at the national and local levels.
The project aimed to assess the impact of the GEC on livelihoods, poverty, vulnerability and disasters in Guatemala, and the effects of such impacts in increasing vulnerability and disasters.
Based on the hypothesis that the GEC negatively affected livelihoods, increased poverty conditions and subsequently increased vulnerability to natural disasters; an ontology was developed to link t
Department of Applied Geology, University of Madras, India
Human induced impacts especially rapid urbanization and the growth of world population are some of the contributing factors for global environmental change.
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