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A new article about Disaster Vulnerability and Resilience Building at the Social Margins in the Mata Atlântica has been published.

In the „International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters, Special Issue: Disaster Vulnerability and Resilience Building at the Social Margins” the article „Disaster Perception and Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction in the Mata Atlântica in Brazil” was published. It looks into the question of differences among the income groups with regards to risk perception.
A short description of the article, published in a a sociological journal, can be downloaded here. The complete „Special Issue“ is available here.

The study is based on an ovearseas project of the year 2013 in Brasil.

Authors are: Anja Schelchen, Lea Dünow, Christian Pirzer und Wolfram Lange.