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Risk Identification & Assessment

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.

Philippines: Taguig City to revise safety measures for quake preps

26 May 2015, PIA, Philippines - gov

Mayor Lani Cayetano vowed to revise the city’s safety plan and update contingency plans using the new atlas of PHIVOLCS as guide to prepare the city in case of a devastating earthquake from the West Valley Fault. The city also plans, among others, to disseminate information in the communities affected by the fault line, inspect and ensure the structural integrity of buildings and establishments and carry out trainings and drills for the identified communities...

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
  • Indicator 2.2 [PDF, 109Kb]Systems are in place to monitor, archive and disseminate data on key hazards and vulnerabilities
  • Indicator 2.4 [PDF, 104Kb]National and local risk assessments take account of regional / trans boundary risks, with a view to regional cooperation on risk reduction

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