Articles | Volume 20, issue 8
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 2221–2241, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-2221-2020
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 2221–2241, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-2221-2020

Research article 13 Aug 2020

Research article | 13 Aug 2020

Flood vulnerability and risk assessment of urban traditional buildings in a heritage district of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Dina D'Ayala et al.

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A localized empirical model consisting of multilevel parameters has been built to evaluate the flood vulnerability of residential buildings in a heritage community of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. A new economic loss model is developed to quantify the flood risk in terms of replacement cost, taking into account both specific vulnerability and a normalized depth–damage ratio function. The findings provide multiscale flood-resistant strategies for the protection of individual residential buildings.
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