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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.

Tsunami could ‘wipe out’ Pakistan’s largest city

13 Sep 2014, Arab Times

Karachi was hit by a tsunami in 1945 that killed at least 4,000 people. 'The city is vulnerable because there is a chance of another tsunami in the same vicinity but we dont know when,' said Tauseef Alam, the chief meteorologist who was supervising the drill...


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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