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GIS & Mapping

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

Batad Terraces in the Philippines. Photo by Flickr user cb_agulto CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 https://flic.kr/p/JmEKL

Drones help farmers in the Philippines prepare for climate disasters

25 Apr 2016, FAO

In a bid to stay ahead of the negative impacts of climate change, floods and typhoons on food security, the Government of the Philippines and FAO have started using unmanned aerial drones to assess where farmlands are most at risk from natural disasters and quickly assess damages after they strike.


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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