Hazard & Vulnerability Analysis and Mitigation & Prevention
...earthquake, tsunami, volcanoes, fire, etc. Some geographical regions are more prone to a specific type of hazard than others.
It involves defining the vulnerability of various elements and mapping of the habitations, property, installations, etc., which are likely to be affected by the possible disaster. Accuracy of vulnerability assessment depends on the availability of remote sensing, weather forecast and geographical information. For example, in the event of a hurricane, information on the origin and location of hurricane, direction and the speed of wind, the likely target shore region and habitations, etc., are important data to analyze the...