- Disaster Risk Assessment in Lebanon - A Comprehensive state situation analysis
- A prerequisite to the development of a national disaster risk assessment to support disaster risk management and a disaster risk reduction strategy in any country is the evaluation of current practice within the country regarding risk assessment in terms of 1. Methodologies used for risk assessment; 2. The available basic and intermediate data related to risk assessment; 3. The institutions acting as data providers; 4. Professional expertise and skills related to risk assessment; and 5. Risk assessment studies being carried out; 6. Disaster risk management strategies, policies, frameworks, action plans, regulations and executive procedures.
This publication presents the results of the project which was commissioned in order to identify the current status; main challenges and issues; areas of strengths and weaknesses; and the external support needs of the country in all the six dimensions of disaster risk management identified above.
- Publication Date
- Nov. 1, 2010, 5 p.m.
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information pertaining to earth sciences. Examples: geophysical features and processes, geology, minerals, sciences dealing with the composition, structure and origin of the earth s rocks, risks of earthquakes, volcanic activity, landslides, gravity information, soils, permafrost, hydrogeology, erosion
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- river_flood, drought, tsunami, landslide,, earthquake