Can Mangroves Minimize Property Loss during Big Storms? An Analysis of House Damage due to the Super Cyclone in Orissa
AbstractThis paper estimates the storm protection benefits due to mangroves during the super cyclone of 1999 in Orissa. By combining GIS data with census information, the paper examines the mangrove mediated effects on residential property in the Kendrapada district of Orissa.
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village level data; hurricane; rural households; socio-economic factors; plantation; Averted damages; Mangroves; house; Storm Protection; Wind damages; Property loss; Orissa; cyclone; census; residential property; kendrapada; district; benefits; GIS data;
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2010-02-05 (All new papers)
- NEP-ENV-2010-02-05 (Environmental Economics)
- NEP-URE-2010-02-05 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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- Farber, Stephen, 1987. "The value of coastal wetlands for protection of property against hurricane wind damage," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 14(2), pages 143-151, June.
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