Hazard risk

Deputy Governor of Kaduna launches risk map

Kaduna State Deputy Governor Dr Hadiza Balarabe launched the State Risk Map which highlights areas vulnerable to particular danger in the state. The map, which was developed by the National Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), was launched during a media dialogue held to observe the 2021 International Day for Disaster Risk …

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Resilience and natural risks –

Resilience is the ability of individuals, communities, businesses and systems in a city to survive, adapt and thrive regardless of the types of stresses and shocks they faceThe land use planning system plays an important role in creating resilient places. We are committed to ensuring that the risks of natural …

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Lake Michigan: risk of swimming this afternoon

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan – Big waves hit the shores of Lake Michigan again on Tuesday. This resulted in the publication of beach hazard statements for the following counties: Allegan, Van Buren and Ottawa. Flow from the north is expected to reach 15 to 25 mph this afternoon. These gusty winds …

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Fire risk remains high for the Timmins area

Breadcrumb Links Local News Two forest fires have already been extinguished this week Author of the article: Elena De Luigi Release date : Aug 12, 2020 • Aug 12, 2020 • 1 minute read • Join the conversation Timmins is still in a “high risk” area for forest fires, according …

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Two-thirds of Contra Costa at risk of fire, chief says

As the risk of a destructive forest fire approaches this fall, the Contra Costa County Fire Chief is sounding the alarm – signaling that two-thirds of the county is currently classified as a fire risk area. “Two-thirds of the county is considered a fire hazard severity zone,” Contra Costa Fire …

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Afghanistan: Multi-Hazard Risk Assessment – Afghanistan

introduction The impacts of natural hazards are increasing worldwide due to population growth, urbanization, globalization and climate change induced changes in extreme weather conditions (UNISDR and CRED, 2016). Poor and fragile countries are the hardest hit by disasters, as the population has less capacity to respond to and recover from …

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