Quiz: How many hazards can you identify?

Quiz: How many hazards can you identify?

How many hazard profiles can you identify?

Take the quiz below to test your disaster knowledge. The questions will test your knowledge on 5 of the 302 hazards defined in the Hazard Information Profiles report. How many can you get right? Can you get all 5 correct?


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About the report

The Hazard Information Profiles report comprises descriptions of each of the 302 hazard information profiles (HIPs), developed using a consultative process by scientists and experts across the globe. It is a supplement to the UNDRR-ISC Hazard Definition and Classification Review - Technical reportResponding to increasing calls for ‘a data revolution, rigorous accountability mechanisms and renewed global partnerships’, they provide an important resource to support the implementation of disaster risk reduction and risk-informed investment, aligned with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030, but also the Sustainable Development Goals of Agenda 2030, the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and the Addis Ababa Action Agenda on Sustainable Financing.

The Hazard Information Profiles report provides a common set of hazard definitions to Governments and stakeholders to inform their strategies and actions on risk reduction and management. Specifically, the technical report and the supplement could support the development and updating of national and local disaster risk reduction strategies and loss databases, as well as integrating disaster risk reduction into national statistics, legal, accounting and regulatory frameworks and public and private policy, financing and investment decisions.

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