Building disaster resilience in BC and Canada by enhancing understanding systemic risk and evidence-based disaster risk management including the socio-economic value of investing in mitigation and adaptation measures for managing earthquake and flood risk
Understanding Systemic Risk
Hazard Potential: Earthquake and flood intensity and likelihood of experiencing a catastrophic event
Building Performance: expected damage with and without mitigation and/or adaptation measures in place
Economic Security: Direct and indirect economic losses and expected return on DRR investments
Disaster Recovery: Cascading effects of system failures and implications for disaster recovery process
Social Displacement: Number of people displaced from homes and businesses during disaster recovery process
Public Safety: expected injuries and fatalities resulting from physical impacts of disaster event
Functionality: Estimated number of days to restore baseline levels of functionality to buildings and critical infrastructure systems
Critical Infrastructure Interdependency: functional CI interdependencies and the effects of cascading system failures
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