A structured analytical process designed to determine the nature and extent of risk by analyzing potential hazards and evaluating existing conditions of vulnerability that together could potentially harm exposed people, property, services, livelihoods and the environment on which they depend.
15 May 2013, AFP
'If you add in all the nationally-reported disasters, which don't get into the international media and the international databases, losses are about 50 percent higher than is currently being reported, and losses are going up rapidly,' Andrew Maskrey, author of the latest Global Assessment Report said. The report will be available at the Global platform for disaster risk reduction...
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