(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2008)

Document title

Sun, sea, sand and tsunami : examining disaster vulnerability in the tourism community of Khao Lak, Thailand

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

CALGARO E. (1) ; LLOYD K. (2) ;
(1) Australia and Stockholm Environment Institute - Asia Centre, Bangkok, THAILANDE
(2) Dept. of Human Geography, Macquarie Univ., Sydney, AUSTRALIE


The paper addresses what socio-political and environmental conditions contributed to the vulnerability of the affected tourism community of Khao Lak. An understanding of the root causes of destination vulnerability is vital for the implementation of regional recovery and for building resilience against future shocks. The vulnerability is analysed through an innovative framework : it is shaped by 13 interlinked factors.


Article of periodic

published at : Singapore journal of tropical geography / ISSN 0129-7619 / CODEN SJTGD5

Editor : University of Singapore, Singapore - SINGAPOUR (1980)

Millesime : 2008, vol. 29, no3 [pp. 288-306]

Bibliographic references : 62 ref.

Collation : 4 fig.



INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 12443 A

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