Articles | Volume 19, issue 1
Research article
28 Jan 2019
Research article |  | 28 Jan 2019

Response time to flood events using a social vulnerability index (ReTSVI)

Alvaro Hofflinger, Marcelo A. Somos-Valenzuela, and Arturo Vallejos-Romero

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In this work, we propose a novel methodology (ReTSVI) to integrate a social vulnerability index into flood hazard methodologies. ReTSVI combines a series of modules that are pieces of information that interact during an evacuation, such as evacuation rate curves, mobilization, inundation models, and social vulnerability indexes, to create an integrated map of the evacuation rate in a given location.
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