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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.

Rwanda: MIDIMAR unveils disaster risk mapping

1 Sep 2015, New Times Publications Sarl, the

Jean Baptiste Nsengiyumva, the Director of Risk Reduction and Preparedness at MIDIMAR, said the ministry was now able to better coordinate all disaster management initiatives in a proactive manner and thus reduce risks, reports New Times. 'Previously... we found it hard to tell the degree of danger but the maps now show the area and the degree of risk,' he said...


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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