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GIS & Mapping

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

How mapping can increase disaster resilience

4 Nov 2014, WEF

OpenStreetMap, often called ‘the Wikipedia’ of maps, is an online database and a global community of over 1 million contributors who collaborate towards building a free and open map of the world that anyone can contribute to and anyone can use with their own tools and analysis...


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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