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Natural hazards risk atlas 2011


Maplecroft's Natural Hazards Risk Atlas 2011 is designed to help business, investors and international organisations assess and compare the risks and resilience to the occurrence of natural hazard events in 196 countries. The Atlas includes indices and interactive subnational maps of 12 natural hazard risks, as well as scorecards for all countries. In addition, the Atlas also measures countries’ overall economic exposure and socio-economic resilience to natural hazards.

Twelve indices analysing the major natural hazards worldwide; including: seismic activity, tsunamis, volcanoes, landslides (both driven by earthquakes and heavy rain), flooding, tropical storms and cyclones, storm surges, severe storms, extra-tropical cyclones, wildfires and drought.

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  • Themes:Economics of DRR, GIS & Mapping, Risk Identification & Assessment
  • Hazards:Cyclone, Drought, Earthquake, Flood, Land Slide, Storm Surge, Tsunami, Volcano, Wild Fire

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/21275

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