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World Risk Report 2016

Earthquake, tsunami, hurricane – When does an extreme natural event develop into a disaster? The WorldRiskReport gives answers. This year, the focus is on the role of logistics and infrastructure. 

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Nature cannot be controlled. Humans can only influence to a limited degree whether, and with what intensity, natural events are to occur. But they can take precautions to help prevent a natural event from becoming a disaster. It is this vulnerability of a society that forms the basis for the WorldRiskIndex, which calculates the disaster risk for 171 countries by multiplying vulnerability with exposure to natural hazards.

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English

Year

2016

Purpose

Study & Analysis

Subjects

Advocacy

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