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Session 16 Power Point

  1. 1. Risk Statements describe the possibility of a hazard (source of risk) affecting an element at risk. Source: Emergency Management Australia 2000
  2. 2. FIRM – Flood Insurance Rate Map Source: FEMA Flood Map Store
  3. 3. Earthquake PGA Maps Source: http://geohazards.cr.usgs.gov
  4. 4. Tornado Hazard Maps Source: http://www.fema.gov/pdf/library/ism2_s1.pdf
  5. 5. Fujita Tornado Scale Source: FEMA’s “Understanding Your Risks: Identifying Hazards and Estimating Losses.” 2001. <http://www.fema.gov/pdf/fima/386step2.pdf>
  6. 6. Saffir-Simpson Scale Source: FEMA’s “Understanding Your Risks: Identifying Hazards and Estimating Losses.” 2001. <http://www.fema.gov/pdf/fima/386step2.pdf>
  7. 7. Maximum Envelope of Winds (MEOW) Source: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/aboutmeow.shtml
  8. 8. Landslide Hazard Map Source: http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/map-mf/mf2379/
  9. 9. Wildfire Hazard Map Source: http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/disasterready/mapwildfire.htm
  10. 10. Risk Statements <ul><li>Name of the Hazard </li></ul><ul><li>General Description </li></ul><ul><li>Frequency of Occurrence </li></ul><ul><li>Magnitude and Potential Intensity </li></ul><ul><li>Location(s) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Risk Statements (Continued) <ul><li>Estimated Spatial Extent of Impact </li></ul><ul><li>Duration </li></ul><ul><li>Seasonal Patters </li></ul><ul><li>Speed of Onset </li></ul><ul><li>Availability of Warnings </li></ul>

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