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GIS & Mapping

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

Uganda deploys drones to build refugee resilience

15 Jun 2016, UNISDR AF

Uganda is developing base maps for refugee settlements that host thousands of people in the east African country in order to support risk-informed development and land use planning and thereby build community resilience. The map will show the location, type and geographical spread of hazards such as sand harvesting and encroachment to make risk-informed decisions.


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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