Journal of Risk Analysis and Crisis Response

Volume 3, Issue 3, November 2013

1. Editor’s Introduction

Chongfu Huang
Pages: 115 - 115
Research Article

2. Risk Assessment for a Chemical Spill into a River

David McReady, James B. Williams
Pages: 116 - 126
A chemical spill into a river presents a significant threat to human health and the aquatic environment. A mathematical model is presented for predicting the chemical concentrations in a river resulting from a chemical spill. A screening risk assessment approach is presented to characterize the risk...
Research Article

3. The Volatility of Market Risk In Viet Nam Listed Banking, Insurance and Financial Services Company Groups after the Financial Crisis 2009-2011

Dinh Tran Ngoc Huy
Pages: 127 - 134
The Viet Nam economy, especially the stock exchange, has been influenced by the global crisis during and after the period 2007-2009. How much risk for a typical industry in an emerging market such as Viet Nam? For specific industries, such as banking, insurance, investment and security industries, the...
Research Article

4. MCSim-Based Occupational Health Risk Assessment on Benzene

Minyan Li, Deyin Huang, Mao Liu
Pages: 135 - 145
Nowadays, the acute and chronic adverse health effects caused by benzene exposure have attracted wide attention. In this paper, we evaluate the health risk based on the four-step method recommended by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA). We present a method using the Monte Carlo Simulating Software...
Research Article

5. On the coastal erosion risk assessment indexes

Lifen Xu, Shiyong Wen, Dongzhi Zhao, Xuegong Xu
Pages: 146 - 155
China is one of the most severely affected countries by coastal erosion. About 70% of the sandy beaches and most of muddy tidal flat in open water regions are erode. Coastal erosion results in the width of beach being narrowed, bathing beach destruction, coast-protection facilities and roads collapse,...