Outcome of the radius initiative

In April 1998, IDNDR Secretariat and GeoHazards International launched the Understanding urban seismic risk around the world (UUSRAW) project, which achieved the aims to provide a comparative assessment of the magnitude, causes and ways to manage earthquake risk worldwide and to create a network for 70 cities worldwide to share experiences. RADIUS' objectives were to provide practical tools for urban seismic risk management, assessing the city's risk and preparing plans to reduce it.

Date:
2000
Pages:
4 p.
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Keywords

Themes:
Urban Risk & Planning, GIS & Mapping, Disaster Risk Management
Hazards:
Earthquake
Regional Platforms for Disaster Risk Reduction take place from Africa to the Pacific Regional Platforms for Disaster Risk Reduction take place from Africa to the Pacific.
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