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Research article
14 Jan 2020
Research article |  | 14 Jan 2020

Construction of regional multi-hazard interaction frameworks, with an application to Guatemala

Joel C. Gill, Bruce D. Malamud, Edy Manolo Barillas, and Alex Guerra Noriega

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This paper describes a replicable approach for characterising interactions between natural hazards. Guatemala is exposed to multiple natural hazards, which do not always occur independently. There can be interactions between natural hazards. For example, one hazard may trigger multiple secondary hazards, which can subsequently trigger further hazards. Here we use diverse evidence of such interactions to construct matrices of hazard interactions in Guatemala at national and sub-national scales.
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