Articles | Volume 22, issue 3
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 1083–1108, 2022
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 1083–1108, 2022
Research article
01 Apr 2022
Research article | 01 Apr 2022

Assessing the effectiveness and the economic impact of evacuation: the case of the island of Vulcano, Italy

Costanza Bonadonna et al.

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Evacuation planning and management represent a key aspect of volcanic crises because they can increase people's protection as well as minimize the potential impacts on the economy, properties and infrastructure of the affected area. We present a simulation tool that assesses the effectiveness of different evacuation scenarios as well as a model to assess the economic impact of evacuation as a function of evacuation duration and starting period using the island of Vulcano (Italy) as a case study.
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