(Residual) Risk

From Disaster Risk Gateway


The disaster risk that remains in unmanaged form, even when effective disaster risk reduction measures are in place, and for which emergency response and recovery capacities must be maintained.


UNDRR (2016). Report of the open-ended intergovernmental expert working group on indicators and terminology relating to disaster risk reduction

Available at: https://www.undrr.org/terminology/residual-risk

See also: Disaster Risk, Disaster Risk Reduction

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