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View risk and vulnerability layers

Effective decision making requires a comprehensive understanding of disaster risk in order to protect lives, livelihoods, property, critical lifelines, and social and economic vitality. DisasterAWARE provides you with access to PDC’s global Risk and Vulnerability Assessment (RVA) information at the national level for over 190 countries, and subnational RVA information for select countries.

Locate global risk and vulnerability indicators

Layers Icon from toolbar Click the Layers icon in the left toolbar.
A picture containing drawing Description automatically generated Scroll down to the Risk and Vulnerability folder. You can view a national comparison of overall multi-hazard risk. Expand the folder to drill deeper to inspect the national indicators of risk that contribute to the overall score.

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Locate subnational risk and vulnerability indicators

*Available for select countries only.

Layers Icon from toolbar Click the Layers icon in the left toolbar. Scroll down to the Regional Data folder and open the regional subfolder in which the country of your interest resides.
A picture containing drawing Description automatically generated Once in the proper regional subfolder, expand the Country folder > Risk and Vulnerability folder. You can view a comparison of overall risk and specific risk indicators at the subnational level.