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Recommendations for National Risk Assessment for Disaster Risk Management in EU

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The report aims to provide scientific support to the Union Civil Protection Mechanism (UCPM) participant countries in their development of National Risk Assessments (NRA), and is based on the challenges experienced in relation to the process and the content of the EU Risk Assessment and mapping guidelines for disaster risk managementIt explains why and how a risk assessment could be carried out, how the results of this could be used for Disaster Risk Management planning and in general, how science can help civil protection authorities and staff from ministries and agencies engaged in NRA activities.

The report is the result of the collaborative effort of the Disaster Risk Management Knowledge Centre team and nine Joint Research Centre expert groups which provided their insight on tools and methods for specific risk assessment related to certain hazards and assets: drought, earthquakes, floods, terrorist attacks, biological disasters, critical infrastructures, chemical accidents, nuclear accidents and Natech accidents.

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JRC

Published in Climate ADAPT Mar 26 2020   -   Last Modified in Climate ADAPT Mar 26 2020

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