The Pressure and Release (PAR) model understands a disaster as the intersection between socio-economic pressure and physical exposure. It was developed by Blaikie et al. (1994).

The starting point of the pressure and release model is that a disaster is the intersection of two opposing forces: the process generating vulnerability on one side, and the physical exposure to hazard on the other. Inc... more

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The Pressure and Release (PAR) model understands a disaster as the intersection between socio-economic pressure and physical exposure. It was developed by Blaikie et al. (1994).

The starting point of the pressure and release model is that a disaster is the intersection of two opposing forces: the process generating vulnerability on one side, and the physical exposure to hazard on the other. Inc... more

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