Disaster Risk

From Disaster Risk Gateway


The potential loss of life, injury, or destroyed or damaged assets which could occur to a system, society, or a community in a specific period of time, determined probabilistically as a function of hazard, exposure, vulnerability and capacity.


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/disaster-risk

See also: Disaster, Capacity, Exposure, Hazard, Vulnerability

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