Valoração de danos decorrentes da inundação em São Luiz do Paraitinga.


The São Luiz de Paraitinga city staged between December 2009 and January 2010, intensity rainfall wich resulted in flooding of the central area and several landslides in urban and rural areas. The occurrence of natural disasters like this gets a great media appeal, with reports areas showing strong images, the suffering of the people directly affected, their relatives loss, their homes and appliances and housewares. However a question that calls attention not counting the shock of the humanitarian are economic losses involved. There are some methods of  the valuation of damage to estimate economic losses. For this estimate and adaptation of the method Dala (Damage and Loss Assessment). This evaluation includes a set of effects and their impacts on different economic and social sectors, infrastructure and the environment; thereby allowing scale the amount  needed for reconstruction, risk management and public policies aimed at the prevention of natural disaster risk. As result the amount of damages in São Luiz de Paraitinga measure uo to R$ 103.63 million. It should be noted that the housing sector and cultural heritage was the most impacted in the event, representing 35% of damages, showing the sector\’s vulnerability, ie, R$ 35 million. Followed by the transport sector that represents 24% of the floding total costs in the city.

CORSI, Alessandra Cristina; AZEVEDO, Paulo Brito Moreira de; GRAMANI, Marcelo Fischer . Valoração de danos decorrentes da inundação em São Luiz do Paraitinga. Revista de Gestão Ambiental e Sustentabilidade, v. 1, n. 2, p. 126-145, jan./jun., 2012.

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