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Module 9 risk assessment tool for disasters

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Risk Assessment Tool for Disasters

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Module 9 risk assessment tool for disasters

  1. 1. Session 5.b Risk Assessment Tool A simple Earthquake Damage Estimation Software Training of Trainers Workshop on “ICT for Disaster Risk Management” 22 to 26 February 2011 Seongnam, Republic of Korea
  2. 2. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development <ul><li>RADIUS – R isk A ssessment Tools for Di agnosis of U rban Areas against S eismic Disaster </li></ul><ul><li>Lunched by IDNDR (ISDR), OCHA-UN </li></ul>The software
  3. 3. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development Software purpose <ul><li>To facilitate preliminary estimation of earthquake damage in developing countries </li></ul><ul><li>To be used by city administrators and general public, not for professional purposes </li></ul><ul><li>To raise awareness of earthquake risk </li></ul>
  4. 4. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development Software characteristics <ul><li>To make it as useful and accessible as possible </li></ul><ul><li>Widely available platforms (runs of MS-Excel) </li></ul><ul><li>Simple, user-friendly (help function/user instruction are included) </li></ul><ul><li>Not a GIS type of program </li></ul>
  5. 5. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development Input data <ul><li>Shape of target region (entered as a grid) </li></ul><ul><li>Population and its distribution </li></ul><ul><li>Building inventory and its distribution </li></ul><ul><li>Ground characteristics (soil condition) </li></ul><ul><li>Lifeline information </li></ul><ul><li>Choice of scenario earthquake and its parameters </li></ul>
  6. 6. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development Output <ul><li>Ground shaking distribution (PGA or MMI intensity) </li></ul><ul><li>Building damage </li></ul><ul><li>Lifeline damage </li></ul><ul><li>Human impact (no. of death and injures) </li></ul><ul><li>Summary tables and thematic maps showing the results </li></ul>
  7. 7. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development Example of data input process
  8. 8. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development Example of data input process <ul><li>Specify the City Area using Excel Mesh </li></ul><ul><li>Input Total Population and Building Counts </li></ul>
  9. 9. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development Example of data input process <ul><li>Input Area ID and Area Name </li></ul>
  10. 10. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development Example of data input process <ul><li>Specify the Mesh Weight (population & building distribution) </li></ul>
  11. 11. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development Example of data input process <ul><li>Input Mesh Weight to distribute the population and building counts </li></ul>
  12. 12. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development Example of data input process <ul><li>Specify the Ground Characteristics (soil conditions) </li></ul>
  13. 13. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development Example of data input process <ul><li>Input local Soil Characteristics (soil conditions) </li></ul>
  14. 14. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development Example of data input process <ul><li>Specify the Building Inventory by area </li></ul><ul><li>Percentage of 10 Building Classes in each area </li></ul>
  15. 15. Example of data input process <ul><li>Input Building Inventory by area </li></ul>
  16. 16. Example of data input process <ul><li>Input Lifeline information </li></ul>
  17. 17. Example of data input process <ul><li>Specify and input Scenario Earthquake </li></ul>
  18. 18. Example of data input process <ul><li>Historical Earthquake Parameter </li></ul>
  19. 19. Output example <ul><li>Ground shaking distribution (PGA or MMI intensity) </li></ul>
  20. 20. Output example <ul><li>Building damage distribution table </li></ul>
  21. 21. Output example <ul><li>Lifeline inventory and damage table </li></ul>
  22. 22. Output example <ul><li>Building damage distribution map </li></ul>
  23. 23. Output example <ul><li>Causality (death) distribution map </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>Understanding of cities’ earthquake risks </li></ul><ul><li>Estimation of impact of past well known earthquakes </li></ul><ul><li>Estimation of impact of any possible future earthquake </li></ul><ul><li>Delineation of planning policies by decision makers </li></ul><ul><li>Education of risk awareness of the public </li></ul>Tool application
  25. 25. <ul><li>The program uses simplified methodologies to enable speedy calculations and to maintain easy-to-use features </li></ul><ul><li>The program outputs may be used for preliminary earthquake damage estimation only </li></ul><ul><li>It should not be used for a detailed and exact site-specific earthquake analysis or detailed micro-zonation </li></ul><ul><li>Expert in the respective fields should be consulted for a precise estimation of loss values </li></ul>Caution
  26. 26. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development Thank You Visit ava.unapcict.org for more info and free online learning courses. Twitter : @unapcict (twitter.com/unapcict)

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