Earthquake hazard and risk assessment

This document is the first in a series of hazard-specific risk assessment modules, compiled as part of the Words into Action Guidelines on National Disaster Risk Assessment by UNISDR. This section provides a general introduction on the assessment of earthquake hazard, whether deterministically or probabilistically. This document briefly explains the two different approaches, describes assessments of expected losses and the different implications for risk reduction measures.

Date:
2017
Pages:
10 p.
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Themes:
Risk Identification & Assessment
Hazards:
Earthquake
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