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

Rwanda: MIDIMAR unveils disaster risk mapping

1 Sep 2015, New Times Publications Sarl, the

Jean Baptiste Nsengiyumva, the Director of Risk Reduction and Preparedness at MIDIMAR, said the ministry was now able to better coordinate all disaster management initiatives in a proactive manner and thus reduce risks, reports New Times. 'Previously... we found it hard to tell the degree of danger but the maps now show the area and the degree of risk,' he said...


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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