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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.

UN backs disaster resilience for Asia Pacific hotels

29 Jul 2015, UNISDR AP

Margareta Wahlström, head of UNISDR, today announced a plan to develop and pilot DRM standards for the hotel industry in Asia and the Pacific, home to 80% of the world’s disaster events. 'The hotel industry... is very vulnerable to major setbacks from floods, storms and earthquakes. Such events can have a significant impact on tourism and employment,'...


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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