GRID product detail

Feasibility Study Report On Global Risk And Vulnerability Index Trends per Year (GRAVITY)


Duration: June 2001 - June 2001

The objective of the present study is to provide UNDP/ERD with a statistical analysis, that aims to gather, prepare the information in order to highlight factors related to human vulnerability and allows the comparison between countries (thus requiring extensive normalisation). The tasks undertaken include the identification and treatment of the most accurate available data sets on geographical, and geophysical parameters to determine the exposure of the countries. As well as socio-economical factors that are connected trough a thorough analysis with the information recorded on human losses per event extracted from the International Disaster Database from CRED1. All data sources were registered using meta data information to ease further research and provide references for accuracy assessment.

Data credit(s): Christian Herold (UNEP/DEWA/GRID-Geneva), Haris Sanahuja (UNEP/DEWA/GRID-Geneva), Hy Dao (UNEP/DEWA/GRID-Geneva), Damien Rochette (UNEP/DEWA/GRID-Geneva), Pascal Peduzzi (UNEP/DEWA/GRID-Geneva)

GRID unit: Global Change and Vulnerability

UNEP region: Global

UNEP priorities:  Disasters and Conflicts

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english version (2001, Size:10.5Mb)