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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.

INFORM tool aims for objective disaster risk assessment

22 Dec 2014, SciDevNet

Governments and international response agencies can use INFORM to help prioritise between countries on the basis of actual risk, define preparedness levels, monitor risk trends and plan forthcoming budgets, said Tom De Groeve, senior scientist at the EC Joint Research Centre...


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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