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Sun, sea, sand and tsunami : examining disaster vulnerability in the tourism community of Khao Lak, Thailand

Auteur(s) et Affiliation(s)

CALGARO, E.
Australia and Stockholm Environment Institute - Asia Centre, Bangkok, Thailande
LLOYD, K.
Dept. of Human Geography, Macquarie Univ., Sydney, Australie


Description :
The paper addresses what socio-political and environmental conditions contributed to the vulnerability of the affected tourism community of Khao Lak. An understanding of the root causes of destination vulnerability is vital for the implementation of regional recovery and for building resilience against future shocks. The vulnerability is analysed through an innovative framework : it is shaped by 13 interlinked factors.


Type de document :
Article de périodique

Source :
Singapore journal of tropical geography, issn : 0129-7619, 2008, vol. 29, n°. 3, p. 288-306, nombre de pages : 19, Références bibliographiques : 62 ref.

Date :
2008

Editeur :
Pays édition : Singapour, Singapore, University of Singapore

Langue :
Anglais
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