Risk Analysis of Geological Hazards and Disaster Management

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Risk Analysis of Geological Hazards and Disaster Management

  1. 1. Risk Analysis of Geological Hazards and Disaster Management Dr Claudio J Ferreira The University of Sheffield
  2. 2. Contents Risk definition Hazard Vulnerability Damage Risk Mapping Analytical or Synthetic approaches Examples GIS role Disaster Management 2008 2
  3. 3. Risk definition What is the difference between risk and hazard? R = H x V x D, where R=Risk H=Hazard Process V=Vulnerability Element D=Damage at risk 2008 3

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