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GIS & Mapping

Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for mapping disaster risk reduction related hazard exposure, vulnerability and risk mapping.

Using Watson IoT to predict natural disasters

25 Jul 2016, IOT

The Weather Company (TWC) will leverage parent company IBM’s Watson IoT platform to provide critical weather data to governments and businesses in underserved areas to better prepare for impending disasters. Armed with multiple sensors, TWC hopes to use these weather stations and cognitive computing power to provide localised forecasts for millions around the world.


Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 2.1 [PDF, 116Kb]National and local risk assessments based on hazard data and vulnerability information are available and include risk assessments for key sectors

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