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GIS & Mapping

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

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USA: New hurricane forecast maps to show flood risk from storm surge

15 Apr 2014, TRF

'We are not a storm surge savvy nation. Yet storm surge is responsible for over half the deaths in hurricanes. So you can see why we're motivated to try something new,' said Jamie Rhome, storm surge specialist for the National Hurricane Center in Miami...


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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