Urban Risk Assessments: Understanding Disaster and Climate Risk in Cities

The Urban Risk Assessment presents a flexible, cost-effective approach that project and city managers can use to identify feasible measures to assess a city’s risk. The methodology focuses on three reinforcing pillars that collectively contribute to the understanding of urban risk: a hazard impact assessment, an institutional assessment, and a socioeconomic assessment.

World Bank, 2012.

Abstract, Full document
http://www.worldbank.org/en/topic/urbandevelopment/publication/urban-risk-assessments, http://www-wds.worldbank.org/external/default/WDSContentServer/WDSP/IB/2012/07/13/000386194_20120713023320/Rendered/PDF/709820PUB0EPI0067926B09780821389621.pdf

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