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.
19 Nov 2015, UNISDR AP
A senior disaster management advisor to the Prime Minister of India, Mr Kamal Kishore, believes the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 will help guide the country as it faces up to more frequent occurrences of extreme weather. 'We need to look at Sendai's call for a more risk sensitive approach to infrastructure investment not just in terms of specific locations but across whole geographic areas so that risks are not created downstream.'...
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