Periodic Reports

This section will contain Periodic Reports such as "State of Science on Disaster Risk Management" that will be published in the frame of the Knowledge Center

Science for DRM: Knowing better and losing less

  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Executive Summary
  1. Current status of DRM and policy framework
    1. Sendai
    2. EU
    3. COP, SDG
  2. Understanding disaster risk 1: risk assessment methodology and examples Coordinating lead author: D.C. Simmons
    1. Qualitative and quantitative approaches to risk assessment
    2. Current and innovative methods to define exposure
    3. The most recent view of vulnerability
    4. Recording Disaster Losses for improving risk modeling
    5. Where are we with multi-hazards, multi-risks assessment capacities?
  3. Understanding disaster risk 2: Hazard related risk issues Coordinating lead authors: G. A. Papadopoulos, H. Cloke, V. Murray, E. Krausmann
    1. Geophysical risks: earthquake
    2. Geophysical risks: volcanic activity
    3. Geophysical risks: tsunami
    4. Hydrological risks: flood
    5. Hydrological risks: landslide
    6. Hydrological risks: wave action
    7. Meteorological risks: extratropical storms, tropical cyclones
    8. Meteorological risks: extreme temperature
    9. Climatological risks: drought
    10. Climatological risks: forest fire
    11. Biological risks: epidemics
    12. Technological risks: chemical release
    13. Technological risks: nuclear accident
    14. Technological risks: Natech
  4. Communicating disaster risk Coordinating lead author: K. F. Boersma
    1. Public perception of risk
    2. Decision making with uncertainty
    3. Last mile communication
    4. Best practices and innovation in risk communication
  5. Managing disaster risk Coordinating lead author: E. Wilkinson
    1. Prevention and Mitigation: avoiding and reducing the new and existing risks
    2. Preparedness and response
    3. Recovery and avoiding risk creation
    4. Risk transfer
  6. Recommendations and future challenges of DRM
    1. Recognizing gaps
    2. Prioritizing needs
    3. Way forward