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Republic of Rwanda: disaster high risk zones on floods and landslides


This document identifies all areas prone to floods and landslides in Rwanda for effective prevention, mitigation and preparedness planning mechanisms. It is intended to: (i) identify and map all areas prone to floods and landslides; (ii) increase knowledge on areas at risk in the country for effective Disaster Risk Reduction in Rwanda; (iii) create scientifically driven explanations on the main causes of vulnerability caused by floods and landslides; and (iv) help the local community to understand the natural phenomena/hazards that they are exposed to and raise their awareness for disaster risk reduction.

Keywords

  • Themes:Community-based DRR, GIS & Mapping, Governance, Media, Risk Identification & Assessment
  • Hazards:Flood, Land Slide
  • Countries/Regions:Rwanda

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/28208

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