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This report presents France’s disaster risks and natural hazards, such as flood, cyclone, avalanche, earthquake, landslide, volcano and wild fire, and discusses institutional and legal framework for disaster risk reduction (DRR). It provides an evaluation of country’s DRR national policy and describes progress made in forecasting and early warning syste…
This study provides comprehensive analysis of the impact of natural hazards on infrastructure and discusses possibilities to improve its resilience and prevent disasters. It presents several disaster risk management measures to reduce risks caused by wind load, snow and ice avalanche, rock fall, landslide, impulse wave, earthquake, forest fire and flood…
The United Nations General Assembly has designated October 13th as the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction to promote a global culture of disaster risk reduction. It is an opportunity to acknowledge the progress being made toward reducing disaster risk and losses in lives, livelihoods and health in line with the Sendai Framework for Disaster…