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  • Hiroshima government developed a multilingual app to provide users with the fastest route to an evacuation center during a disaster.
    PreventionWeb News on Tuesday, 29 October 2019
  • The 2017-2022 Philippine Development Plan recognizes that road infrastructure is a key point of convergence with productive sectors, but the quality remains inadequate. As of 2015, 97 percent (of 31,242 km) of national roads, 62 percent (of 15,377 km) of city roads, and 29 percent (of 31,075 km) of provincial roads were paved. The World Economic Forum-Global...
    PreventionWeb Publications on Friday, 18 October 2019
  • How risk is defined, the nature of methodologies used to assess risk, and the degree to which rare events should be included in a disaster risk analysis, are important considerations when developing policies, programs and priorities to manage risk. Each of these factors can significantly affect risk estimation.In Part 1 this paper concluded that excluding...
    PreventionWeb Publications on Friday, 18 October 2019
  • The NEAM Tsunami Hazard Model 2018 (NEAMTHM18) is a probabilistic hazard model for tsunamis generated by earthquakes. It covers the coastlines of the North-East Atlantic, the Mediterranean, and connected Seas (NEAM). In this online data product, the hazard results are provided by hazard curves calculated at 2,343 Points of Interest (POI), distributed...
    PreventionWeb Publications on Friday, 18 October 2019
  • The aim of this document was to mitigate growing disaster risk and strengthen resilience through a nation-wide weather network and improved forecasts.The report is divided into: Problem: Moldova’s varying climate and vulnerability to disasters impacts its economy, environment and population Solution: Strengthen...
    PreventionWeb Publications on Friday, 18 October 2019
  • The Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) report provides a snapshot of the latest DRR progress Papua New Guinea (PNG) has achieved under the four priorities of the Sendai Framework. It also highlights some of the key challenges surrounding the issue of creating coherence among the key global frameworks at the country level; and makes recommendations for strengthening...
    PreventionWeb Publications on Friday, 18 October 2019
  • Japan launched "Edogawa City Hazard Map" to raise public awareness and protect people from disasters. The map indicates the safe areas that are free of flood.
    PreventionWeb News on Friday, 18 October 2019
  • The Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) report provides a snapshot of the latest DRR progress the Philippines has achieved under the four priorities of the Sendai Framework. It also highlights some of the key challenges surrounding the issue of creating coherence among the key global frameworks at the country level; and makes recommendations for strengthening...
    PreventionWeb Publications on Thursday, 17 October 2019
  • The Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) report provides a snapshot of the latest DRR progress Pakistan has achieved under the four priorities of the Sendai Framework. It also highlights some of the key challenges surrounding the issue of creating coherence among the key global frameworks at the country level; and makes recommendations for strengthening the...
    PreventionWeb Publications on Thursday, 17 October 2019
  • The Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) report provides a snapshot of the latest DRR progress Nepal has achieved under the four priorities of the Sendai Framework. It also highlights some of the key challenges surrounding the issue of creating coherence among the key global frameworks at the country level; and makes recommendations for strengthening the overall...
    PreventionWeb Publications on Thursday, 17 October 2019