INFORM Honduras is a municipal risk index that identifies risks, threats, vulnerabilities and
response capacities in the 298 municipalities of Honduras. The municipal risk index simplifies
information about crisis risk and is comprised of 35 indicators representing the three dimensions of
risk: hazard and exposure, vulnerability, and lack of coping capacity.
The tool can be used by national and local government institutions, international cooperation and
civil society organizations, and development and disaster risk reduction sectors to address
weaknesses in different areas identified by the tool, inform decision making and planning processes
to prevent, prepare for, respond to humanitarian crises and disasters, and build resilience, among
The INFOM Honduras tool has been implemented and will be updated by the Permanent Contingency
Commission (COPECO). COPECO and other government institutions will jointly implement the INFORM
initiative in the context of the National Risk Management System (SINAGER). The national
Humanitarian Network, Civil Society Organizations, Academic institutions, and the Association of
Municipalities of Honduras (AMHON) will also collaborate with the initiative.
Watch the Spanish version of the INFORM video
Regional website (in