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Assessing urban vulnerability to flood hazard in Brazilian municipalities

From Environment and Urbanization Since 2000, Brazil has weathered 51 floods and five landslides, which together caused 2,559 deaths; 514,845 people lost their homes in these events, 6,403,073 people were affected and economic losses totalled US$ 4,831,870. Between 1900 and 2014, … Continue reading

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Who owns urban waste? Appropriation conflicts in emerging countries

From Waste Management & Research Managing solid waste in developing cities is not an easy task and many public policies have failed to bring the expected results. It is argued in this paper that comprehending the solid waste handling in … Continue reading

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