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Manuals

Manuals


» Critical Infrastructure Emergency Risk Management and Assurance
Organization:Emergency Management Australia
Relevance:Developed for Australia
Scale:Communities

Relevant Outcomes:

  • Access to basic services
Website: http://www.disaster.qld.gov.au



» Hazard Identification and Evaluation in a Local Community (TR 12)
Organization:United Nations Environment Programme
Relevance:Developed for worldwide use
Scale:Communities

Relevant Outcomes:

  • Human health
  • Sustainable natural environment
Website: http://www.uneptie.org



» Reducing risk of disaster in our communities
Organization:Tearfund
Relevance:Not specified
Scale:Communities

Relevant Outcomes:

  • Economic security
  • Human health
  • Human rights
  • Social relationships
  • Sustainable natural environment

See Also

View Guidance note

Website: http://www.proventionconsortium.org



» Guidelines for Community Vulnerability Analysis – An Approach for Pacific Island Countries
Organization:South Pacific Disaster Reduction Programme
Relevance:Developed for Pacific island countries
Scale:Communities

Relevant Outcomes:

  • Access to basic services
  • Economic security
  • Human health
  • Sustainable natural environment

See Also

View Guidance note

Website: http://www.proventionconsortium.org



» Hazard, Risk and Vulnerability Analysis – Tool Kit
Organization:British Columbia, Provincial Emergency Program
Relevance:Developed for Canada
Scale:Communities

Relevant Outcomes:

  • Access to basic services
  • Economic security
  • Human health
  • Sustainable natural environment

See Also

View Guidance note

Website: http://www.proventionconsortium.org



» Community-based Disaster Risk Management – Field Practitioner’s Handbook – Part 2
Organization:Asian Disaster Preparedness Center
Relevance:Developed for South East Asia
Scale:Communities

Relevant Outcomes:

  • Access to basic services
  • Economic security
  • Human health
  • Human rights
  • Sustainable natural environment

See Also

View Guidance note

Website: http://www.adpc.net


Technical Tools

Technical Tools


» Coastal Risk Atlas
Organization:National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Relevance:United States
Scale:Multi level

Activities:

  • Hazard identification
  • Vulnerability analysis
Website: http://www.ncddc.noaa.gov



» Natural Disaster Mitigation in Drinking Water and Sewerage Systems
Organization:Pan American Health Organization
Relevance:Developed for Latin America and the Caribbean
Scale:Institutional

Activities:

  • Vulnerability analysis
Website: http://www.paho.org



» HAZUS
Organization:Federal Emergency Management Agency
Relevance:United States
Scale:Local

Activities:

  • Vulnerability analysis
Website: http://www.fema.gov



» QUAKELOSS
Organization:World Agency of Planetary Monitoring and Earthquake Risk reduction
Relevance:Worldwide
Scale:Multi level

Activities:

  • Vulnerability analysis
Website: http://www.wapmerr.org



» Disaster Loss Assessment Guidelines
Organization:Queensland Government - Department of Emergency Services
Relevance:Developed for Australia and New Zealand
Scale:Multi level

Activities:

  • Risk evaluation

See Also:

Emergency Management Australia version

Website: http://www.disaster.qld.gov.au



» Understanding Your Risks and Impacts: Drought Impacts and Vulnerability
Organization:University of Nebraska-Lincoln - National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC)
Relevance:Developed for the United States
Scale:Multi level

Relevant Outcomes/Activities:

  • Hazard identification
Website: http://www.drought.unl.edu



» Hazards, Disasters and Your Community: A Primer for Parliamentarians
Organization:Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, National Disaster Management Division
Relevance:Developed for India
Scale:National

Activities:

  • Risk communication
Website: http://data.undp.org.in


Secondary Information

Secondary Information


» Country Information
Organization:International Strategy for Disaster Reduction
Relevance:Worldwide
Scale:Multi level

Activities: 

  • Hazard identification
  • Vulnerability analysis
  • Capacity analysis
Website: http://www.unisdr.org



» Reuters AlertNet – Emergencies – Country Stats
Organization:Reuters Foundation
Relevance:Worldwide
Scale:National

Activities: 

  • Vulnerability analysis
Website: http://www.alertnet.org



» EM-DAT Emergency Disasters Database
Organization:WHO Collaborating Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED)
Relevance:Worldwide
Scale:National

Activities:

  • Hazard identification
  • Vulnerability analysis
Website: http://www.em-dat.net



» NCDC Storm Event Database
Organization:National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration – National Climatic Data Centre
Relevance:United States
Scale:Sub-national and local

Activities:

  • Hazard identification
  • Vulnerability analysis
Website: http://www4.ncdc.noaa.gov



» Disaster Risk Index (DRI) Analysis Tool
Organization:United Nations Development Programme
Relevance:Worldwide
Scale:National

Activities:

  • Hazard identification
  • Vulnerability analysis 

See Also:

The Disaster Risk Index

Website: http://gridca.grid.unep.ch



» GLIDEnumber
Organization:Asian Disaster Reduction Centre
Relevance:Worldwide
Scale:National

Activities:

  • Hazard identification
  • Vulnerability analysis
Website: http://www.glidenumber.net



» Canadian Disaster Database
Organization:Public Safety Canada
Relevance:Canada
Scale:Multi level

Activities:

  • Hazard identification
  • Vulnerability analysis
Website: http://www.ps-sp.gc.ca



» Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre
Organization:Bangladesh Water Development Board
Relevance:Bangladesh
Scale:National

Activities:

  • Hazard identification
Website: http://www.ffwc.gov.bd



» The Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake Database
Organization:Asian Disaster Reduction Centre
Relevance:Japan
Scale:Local

Activities:

  • Vulnerability analysis
Website: http://www.adrc.or.jp



» Natural and Environmental Disaster Information Exchange System
Organization:European Commission Joint Research Centre
Relevance:Europe
Scale:National

Activities:

  • Hazard identification
  • Vulnerability analysis

Also See:

Landslide Mapping and Landslide Data in New Member States and Candidate Countries

Website: http://nedies.jrc.it



» Dartmouth Flood Observatory
Organization:Dartmouth Flood Observatory
Relevance:Worldwide
Scale:National

Activities:

  • Hazard identification
  • Vulnerability analysis
Website: http://www.dartmouth.edu



» Program of Indicators for Disaster Risk and Risk Management
Organization:Inter-American Development Bank / Institute of Environmental Studies
Relevance:Latin America and the Caribbean
Scale:Multi level

Activities:

  • Hazard identification
  • Vulnerability analysis
  • Risk analysis
Website: http://idea.manizales.unal.edu.co



» Mapping Vulnerability to Natural Disasters in Cambodia
Organization:World Food Programme
Relevance:Cambodia
Scale:National

Activities:

  • Vulnerability analysis
Website: http://www.adpc.net



» DesInventar
Organization:LA RED
Relevance:Latin America and the Caribbean
Scale:Multi level

Activities:

  • Hazard identification
  • Vulnerability analysis
Website: http://www.desinventar.org



» TEMS – Terrestrial Ecosystem Monitoring Sites
Organization:Global Terrestrial Observing System
Relevance:Worldwide
Scale:Multi level

Activities:

  • Vulnerability analysis
Website: http://www.fao.org



» Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis – Synthesis Report
Organization:Centre for Hazards and Risk Research
Relevance:Worldwide
Scale:National

Activities:

  • Hazard identification
  • Vulnerability analysis
Website: http://www.ldeo.columbia.edu



» Sea Level Rise – Atlas of Global Vulnerability Assessment
Organization:(Dutch) Coastal Zone Management Centre
Relevance:Worldwide
Scale:National

Activities:

  • Hazard identification
  • Vulnerability analysis
Website: http://www.netcoast.nl



» Envirofacts Data Warehouse
Organization:U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Relevance:United States
Scale:Multi level

Activities:

  • Hazard identification
Website: http://www.epa.gov



» Environmental Vulnerability Index (EVI Profiles)
Organization:South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission (SOPAC), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Relevance:Worldwide
Scale:National

Activities:

  • Hazard identification
  • Vulnerability analysis
Website: http://www.vulnerabilityindex.net



» Asia Pacific Natural Hazards and Vulnerabilities Atlas
Organization:Pacific Disaster Center
Relevance:Asia Pacific
Scale:Multi level

Activities:

  • Hazard identification
Website: http://www.pdc.org



» Megacities Disaster Risk Management Knowledge Base (MDRM-KB)
Organization:Pacific Disaster Center
Relevance:Americas, Asia, East Asia, Euro-Mediterranean, South Pacific
Scale:Municipality

Activities:

  • Hazard identification
  • Vulnerability analysis
  • Capacity analysis
  • Risk communication

See also 

Earthquakes and Megacities Initiative – DRM Tools. View Details

Website: http://www.pdc.org



» Hawaii HAZUS Atlas
Organization:Pacific Disaster Center
Relevance:Hawaii and Maui Counties
Scale:Local

Activities:

  • Hazard identification
  • Risk communication
Website: http://www.pdc.org



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