Disaster Risk Management

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Environmental Risk Management

 

 

We identify hazards and vulnerability with a territorial approach, using geographic information systems to develop skills in community, municipal and regional committees and integrate disaster risk management to land planning processes with a focus on risk reduction.

 

  • Identification of hazards and vulnerability
  • Training for committees
  • Municipal Emergency Action Plans
Disaster risk management costa rica

Identification of hazards and vulnerability

OBJECTIVES

  • Get to know the hazards and estimate their impact on populations and property.
  • Develop hazard maps to guide land planning.
  • Disseminate information for community preparedness.

TECHNIQUES

 

BENEFITS

  • Clear documentation for decision making.
  • Visual tools that are easily understandable for all community members.
  • Across the board integration of disaster risk management to municipal tasks.

Training for Committees

OBJECTIVES

  • Develop tools for the organizational structuring of risk management.
  • Build local skills for the preparation and response to emergencies and disasters.
  • Support committees in their relationship with the CNE.

TECHNIQUES

  • Participatory workshops for community skill-building.
  • Clear, simple and flexible action protocols to strengthen preparedness and response.
  • Communications trees based on mobile apps.

BENEFITS

  • Citizen empowerment for an independent and well articulated organization.
  • Reduced dependency on the National Risk Management System and increased community resilience.

Municipal Emergency Action Plans

OBJECTIVES

  • Provide a structure for actions carried out by Municipal Emergency Committees in order to prepare and respond to emergencies and disasters.
  • Establish the operational level with emergency response institutions and organizations during preparedness and response tasks.
  • Train Municipal Emergency Committees in drafting Damage Assessment and Necessity Analysis (EDAN, in Spanish) reports.

TECHNIQUES

  • Gap analysis to compare current status against CNE’s regulations.
  • Methodological validation with Municipal Emergency Committees.

BENEFITS

  • Centralization of information for orderly and efficient action.
  • Documental clarity before CNE for closer guidance.
  • Planning for operational continuity.

Key Projects Related to Disaster Risk Management

Municipal Emergency Plan

Category: Government & Public Services

Identification of hazards, creation of response protocols and facilitation of participatory workshops for community members.

Seismic hazard to aqueduct

Category: Government & Public Services

Geological mapping, landslide inventory and drafting of recommendations by hazard.

Mobility of first response vehicles

Category: Government & Public Services

Identification of critical road segments and drafting of proposals for road interventions and resilient infrastructure.

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