Tags: risk assessment

UNISDR Annual Report 2016

The year 2016 was transformative for UNISDR – internally, UNISDR aligned its work in support of the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 with the organisational vision of its new senior management team. This resulted in the implementation of a new Strategic Framework 2016-2021, Work Programme 2016-2019 and a change management …

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City Strength Diagnostic Methodological Guidebook, GFDRR

City Strength Diagnostic was developed to help World Bank staff apply this new holistic approach to urban resilience to operations. It was designed to help facilitate a dialogue among stakeholders (e.g. government, civil society, residents, and the private sector) about risks, resilience, and the performance of urban systems. It is important to note that CityStrength …

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INFORM – the Index for Risk Management

INFORM is a global, open-source risk assessment for humanitarian crises and disasters. It can support decisions about prevention, preparedness and response. The short animation is an introduction to INFORM – the Index for Risk Management. INFORM is a global, open-source risk assessment for humanitarian crises and disasters. Find out more at inform-index.org. http://www.inform-index.org/, INDEX FOR …

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Global Risk Report 2015

10th edition of this Report from the World Economic Forum. It looks at a range risk trends in the context of ongoing political, economic, social, environmental, and technological challenges. Source: World Economic Forum, 2015 Global Risk Report 2015 Global Risks 2015

Handbook for Post-Disaster Recovery and Reconstruction Planning in Lao PDR

Published on: 1/1/2012 Language: English Author(s): Ministry of Planning Investment, supported by Asian Disaster Preparedness Center and World Bank, financial assistance from Globa Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery Department: Disaster Risk Management System Type: Policies, Procedures and Guidelines File size: 14.06 MB Publication Overview/Description This Handbook is specific for Lao PDR, and has been adapted from the DaLA methodology developed …

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Indonesian Scenario Assessment for Emergencies

InaSAFE is free software that produces realistic natural hazard impact scenarios for better planning, preparedness and response activities. It provides a simple but rigorous way to combine data from scientists, local governments and communities to provide insights into the likely impacts of future disaster events InaSAFE http://inasafe.org/en/

World Risk Report 2012

The WorldRiskReport (WRR) consists of an index, a priority topic and case studies. The index describes the disaster risk for various countries  and regions.The main focus of the report is on the threat from or  exposure exposure to natural hazards and the rise in sea level caused by climate climate change, as well as social …

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Building Urban Resilience

Reference document prepared for East Asia and Pacific which aims to increase the resilience of cities to disasters and climate change impacts by promoting a risk-based approach in public investment decision-making process. Building Urban Resilience http://iaibr3.iai.int/twiki/pub/ForoEditorial2012/WebHome/EAP_handbook_principles_tools_practice_web.pdf

Making Cities Resilient Campaign

Toolkit, updates, and list of champions for the campaign which now includes over 1,400 cities. Making Cities Resilient Campaign http://www.unisdr.org/campaign/resilientcities