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

SPC advances drone use during disaster assessment in Vanuatu

25 Jun 2015, SPC

The team was able to employ the latest techniques to conduct mapping surveys of affected areas. 'Overall, the mission went well as we collected a range of information not only important for the Post Disaster Needs Assessment directed by the Vanuatu Government, but also for medium and longer term coastal management initiatives,' said SPC Team Leader of the mission, Herve Damlamian...


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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