Risk identification and assessment

A qualitative or quantitative approach to determine the nature and extent of disaster risk by analysing potential hazards and evaluating existing conditions of exposure and vulnerability that together could harm people, property, services, livelihoods and the environment on which they depend.

Latest Risk identification and assessment additions in the Knowledge Base

Research briefs
Wilfires not only pose hazards to communities and wildlife with destruction of habits and infrastructure, but also affect public health, as well as impacting solar radiation and albedo feedbacks that link to global temperatures and meteorological cycles.
PhysOrg, Omicron Technology Ltd
AGU Advancing Earth and Space Science
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Rising ocean heat poses new threats in terms of damaging hurricanes—some scientists have called for a new “category 6” classification to be added to storms above 192mph.
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
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Documents and publications
The objective of the Climate and Health Vulnerability Assessment (CHVA) is to assist decision-makers in Haiti with planning effective adaptation measures to address climate-related health risks.
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The objective of the Climate and Health Vulnerability Assessment (CHVA) is to assist decision-makers in Djibouti with planning effective adaptation measures to address climate-related health risks.
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The objective of the Climate and Health Vulnerability Assessment (CHVA) is to assist decision-makers in Malawi with planning effective adaptation measures to address climate-related health risks.
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The objective of the Climate and Health Vulnerability Assessment (CHVA) is to assist decision-makers in Ethiopia with planning effective adaptation measures to address climate-related health risks.
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The objective of the Climate and Health Vulnerability Assessment (CHVA) is to assist decision-makers in Pakistan with planning effective adaptation measures to address climate-related health risks.
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The objective of the Climate and Health Vulnerability Assessment (CHVA) is to assist decision-makers in Cambodia with planning effective adaptation measures to address climate-related health risks.
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