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 ==== Colombia: Social vulnerability and integrated risk ==== ==== Colombia: Social vulnerability and integrated risk ====
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 +==== Data overview ====
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 +The social vulnerability indicators for Colombia are spread over the themes of population, economy, infrastructure,​ education,​and health. The dataset is composed of 60 indicators at level P3 of subnational geographic organization given in 1114 subdivisions distributed into parishes known in Colombia as: Municipios. The chart below explains the percentage of variables in the total dataset under each specific main theme.\\
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 +Figure 1\\
 +{{ :​social_vulnerability:​colombia:​pie_chart.png?​900 |}}
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 +The entire 60 indicators were statistically analyzed. In addition to a harmonized dataset, a reduction of the socio-economic indicators into a smaller parsimonious set of variables that best represent social and economic vulnerability cluster analysis was performed. The multi-variable statistical analysis was utilized to provide a statistical basis for the choice of indicators.\\
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 +Table 1\\
 +Colombia variables of social vulnerability
 +^Theme^Sub-theme^Variable^
 +|Population|Vulnerable Population|Female Population|
 +|Population|Vulnerable Population|Population relocated in search of employment |
 +|Population|Vulnerable Population|Population relocated for Natural Hazard Risk |
 +|Population|Vulnerable Population|Population relocated due to life threatened| ​
 +|Population|Vulnerable Population|Dwelling used for living and Economic Activity| ​
 +|Population|Vulnerable Population|Population living Dwelling with unadequated physical Characteristics|
 +|Population|Vulnerable Population|Population living in Overcrowded Dwellings |
 +|Population|Vulnerable Population|Total population with a disability |
 +|Population|Vulnerable Population|Household ​ - Paying monthly rent|
 +|Population|Vulnerable Population|Population under 5|
 +|Population|Vulnerable Population|Native Indigeneous Population| ​
 +|Population|Vulnerable Population|Afro-Colombian Population |
 +|Population|Vulnerable Population|Population over 65 |
 +|Population|Vulnerable Population|Age dependance |
 +|Population|Vulnerable Population|Population not in the labor force (Age 0-15 and 65+)|
 +|Population|Population Structure|Population|
 +|Population|Population Structure|Male Population |
 +|Population|Population Structure|Population enrrolled in Community Aid|
 +|Population|Population Structure|Population Density (inhabitants/​km2)| ​
 +|Population|Population Structure|Number of Households|
 +|Population|Population Structure|Total Dwellings|
 +|Population|Population Structure|Multi residential building, hotels, hospitals |
 +|Population|Population Structure|Household - property owned fully paid |
 +|Population|Population Structure|Number of people per Household|
 +|Infrastructure|Transport and Communication|Population with Computer Access |
 +|Infrastructure|Transport and Communication|Population with NO Computer Access |
 +|Infrastructure|Transport and Communication|Households with NO Computer |
 +|Infrastructure|Transport and Communication|In Household Computer |
 +|Infrastructure|Transport and Communication|Household with NO Television |
 +|Infrastructure|Transport and Communication|Telephone lines |
 +|Infrastructure|Transport and Communication|Househols wth NO Vehicle Automotor |
 +|Infrastructure|Energy,​ Water and Sanitation|Househols with no Lifelines, No water Elec, Sewage| ​
 +|Infrastructure|Energy,​ Water and Sanitation|Households with accessto improved water source |
 +|Infrastructure|Energy,​ Water and Sanitation|NO Natural Gas public distribution|
 +|Infrastructure|Energy,​ Water and Sanitation|Natural Gas public distribution to dwelling |
 +|Infrastructure|Energy,​ Water and Sanitation|Households with access to Electric Energy Public distribution (%)|
 +|Infrastructure|Energy,​ Water and Sanitation|Households with No Electric Energy Access |
 +|Infrastructure|Energy,​ Water and Sanitation|No Sewage system |
 +|Infrastructure|Energy,​ Water and Sanitation|Households with NO access to improved water source |
 +|Health|Healthcare status|Population with no healthcare |
 +|Education|Education Outcome|Population that does not read and Write (15+ years)|
 +|Education|Education Outcome|Population Knows how to Read and Write|
 +|Education|Education Outcome|Illiteracy Rate|
 +|Education|Education Outcome|Education Level completed Primary |
 +|Education|Education Outcome|Education Level Secondary |
 +|Education|Education Outcome|Education Level Completed (Superior, Technical, University) |
 +|Education|Education Outcome|Population with NO formal education |
 +|Education|Education Access|Children (Age 7-11) not enrrolled in schoool |
 +|Education|Education Access|Population Enrolled in Education Institution |
 +|Economy|Labour Market|Economically Active Population (EAP) |
 +|Economy|Labour Market|Labor Force Age 15-64  |
 +|Economy|Labour Market|Population employed in the Hotels/​Restaurant sector |
 +|Economy|Labour Market|Population employeed in the Commercial Industry (15-64) |
 +|Economy|Labour Market|Population looking for employment|
 +|Economy|Income distribution and Poverty|Population with One unsatisfied basic need|
 +|Economy|Income distribution and Poverty|Population with Two+  unsatisfied basic need |
 +|Economy|Income distribution and Poverty|Household with less than US$100 monthly income |
 +|Economy|Income distribution and Poverty|Household with US$100 - 200 monthly income |
 +|Economy|Income distribution and Poverty|Household with US$200 - 500 monthly income |
 +|Economy|Income distribution and Poverty|Household with US$1000+ monthly income |
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 +==== Final variable selection ====
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 +A correlation analysis was performed on the above variables (table 1). Highly correlated variables (Spearman’s R>0.700) were eliminated from further consideration to avoid subjectively choosing one variable over another for inclusion in subsequent analyses. The correlation analysis is useful in reducing the data to a set of variables that are parsimonious and acceptable to represent the social vulnerability of the Colombian population.\\
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 +Table 2. Colombia final variable selection
 +^Theme^Sub-theme^Indicator^
 +|Population|Vulnerable population|Total population with a disability (%)|
 +|Population|Vulnerable population|Households paying rent (%)|
 +|Population|Vulnerable population|Native Indigeneous population (%)|
 +|Population|Vulnerable population|Afro-Colombian population (%)|
 +|Population|Vulnerable population|Age dependance (%)|
 +|Population|Vulnerable population|Population living in dwelling with unadequated physical characteristics (%)|
 +|Population|Vulnerable population|Dwelling used for living and economic activity (%)|  ​
 +|Population|Vulnerable population|Female population (%)|
 +|Population|Population structure| Number of people per household |
 +|Population|Population structure|Population density (people/​sqkm)| ​
 +|Infrastructure ​ | Energy, water, and sanitation ​ | Households with no access to improved water source (%)  |
 +|Infrastructure|Energy,​ water, and sanitation|Households with no electric energy access (%)|
 +|Infrastructure|Energy,​ water, and sanitation|No natural gas public distribution|
 +|Infrastructure|Energy,​ water, and sanitation|No sewage system (%)|
 +|Education|Education outcome| Population with no formal education (%)|
 +|Education| Education access|Children (Age 7-11) not enrrolled in schoool (%) |
 +|Economy|Income distribution and poverty|Household with less than US$100 monthly income (%) |
 +|Economy|Labor market|Population working in the hotel/​restaurant sector (15-64) (%)  |
 +|Economy|Labor market|Population working in the commercial industry (15-64) (%)|
 +|Health|Healthcare status|Population with no healthcare (%)  |
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 +==== Social Vulnerability components ====
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 +The social vulnerability index for Colombia is composed by the subcomponents of population, economy, infrastructure,​ access to education and health. The spatial distribution of the population subcomponent (figure 1A) shows high levels of social vulnerability in the rural areas across the country. Whereas, the economy subcomponent (figure 2B) shows high levels of social vulnerability in the central part of the country, along the andes mountains range where major urban and economic centers e.g. Bogota, Medellin, Cali, etc. The subcomponent infrastructure (figure 1C) makes reference to the access to basic services i.e water, electricity,​ sewage; the spatial distribution for this component in Colombia reveals high levels of social vulnerability in the rural areas. The five components of social vulnerability (population,​ economy, education, infrastructure and health) are subsequently summed and normalized to produce the final social vulnerability score. ​
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 +Figure 1\\
 +| {{ :​social_vulnerability:​colombia:​16_colombia_population.jpg?​300 |}} | {{ :​social_vulnerability:​colombia:​19_colombia_economy.jpg?​300 |}} |
 +|  (A)  |  (B)  |
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 +| {{ :​social_vulnerability:​colombia:​17_colombia_infrastructure.jpg?​300 |}}|{{:​social_vulnerability:​colombia:​18_colombia_health.jpg?​300 ​ |}}||{{:​social_vulnerability:​colombia:​20_colombia_education.jpg?​300 |}}|\\
 +|  (C)  |  (D)  |   ​(E) ​ |
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 +==== Integrated Risk ====
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 +The integrated risk for Colombia is obtained from combining the social vulnerability and the risk average annual losses indexes. High integrated risk can be understood as those subnational areas experiencing high seismicity, high physical earthquake risk, and high levels of social vulnerability. ​
 +The spatial distribution shows the levels of social vulnerability across Colombia (figure 2A). Major urban centres i.e Bogota, Medellin, Cali, remain at low to moderate social vulnerability,​ the rural areas across the country experience moderate to high levels of vulnerability due to the lack of access to basic services, lifelines, sewage system, education access, and healthcare. ​
 +The Colombia high seismicity risk zone is along the west part of the country into the Andes mountains range; the spatial distribution of the physical risk (figure 2B) shows high levels of risk in the parishes along the pacific coast, in the Andes major cities and surrounding parishes experience high levels of risk which would result in high losses in the event of an earthquake. In consequence,​ the integrated risk (figure 2C) shows moderate to high levels of risk along the high seismicity zones in Colombia at both urban and rural areas; rural areas experiencing high levels of social vulnerability but not located in the high seismicity risk zones remain low to moderate risk.    ​
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 +Figure 2
 +| {{ :​social_vulnerability:​colombia:​11_colombia_social.jpg?​300 |}}  |  {{ :​social_vulnerability:​colombia:​10_colombia_physical.jpg?​300 |}}  | {{ :​social_vulnerability:​colombia:​12_colombia_integrated.jpg?​300 |}} |
 +|  (A)  |  (B)  |  (C)  |
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