Journal of Risk Analysis and Crisis Response

Volume 2, Issue 2, July 2012
Stephane Cartier, Cloe Valette, Hafida Mediene
Pages: 96 - 106
Seismic vulnerability challenges sustainable urbanism. Antioch, Manosque and Oran, three Mediterranean cities destroyed by earthquakes, demonstrate how preservation of urban patrimony protects populations. The methodological pattern “urban seismic patrimonial strategies” cross investment and patrimonial...
Milik Tichy
Pages: 107 - 114
The actual theory of risk is based on phenomenological approach. However, it seems feasible to start thinking about Entities exposed to hazards in a similar way as about structural systems exposed to loads. Concepts of structural mechanics and structural reliability, common in design of constructed facilities,...
Daniel Baloi
Pages: 115 - 123
There is a great deal of risk analysis techniques and tools available for the management of risks. In principle, each risk analysis technique has its strengths and weaknesses. Techniques such as Probability Theory, Certainty Factors, Dempster-Shaffer Theory of Evidence and Fuzzy Logic are discussed with...