Articles | Volume 13, issue 12
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 13, 3429–3441, 2013

Special issue: Building social capacities for natural hazards: an emerging...

Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 13, 3429–3441, 2013

Research article 23 Dec 2013

Research article | 23 Dec 2013

Social capacities for drought risk management in Switzerland

S. Kruse and I. Seidl

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