Tourism, disasters and vulnerability

Cunliffe, Scott K. (2007) Tourism, disasters and vulnerability. In: King, David, and Cottrell, Alison, (eds.) Communities Living With Hazards. Centre for Disaster Studies, James Cook University, James Cook University, pp. 63-81.

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[Extract] The main objectives of this chapter are: to describe some of the natural and anthropogenic hazards which have an impact of the tourism industry in tropical coastal areas; and to highlight the importance of vulnerability reduction to assist communities to cope with all potential hazards to their livelihoods. The discussion takes a global view of hazards and vulnerability while pointing out specific aspects of vulnerability and the exposure of tourism destinations in the Asia-Pacific region. The chapter takes a general view of hazards and vulnerability issues related to tourism.

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ISBN: 978-0-86443-752-5
Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2012 04:02
FoR Codes: 16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1604 Human Geography > 160404 Urban and Regional Studies (excl Planning) @ 50%
05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0599 Other Environmental Sciences > 059999 Environmental Sciences not elsewhere classified @ 50%
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