Risk and resilience assessment – A summary of methodologies and tools in support of the development of an application for the 2017 United Nations (UN) Fifth Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in the Americas

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Authors
  1. Waldman, S.
  2. Friesen, S.K.
  3. Verga, S.
Corporate Authors
Defence Research and Development Canada, Centre for Security Science, Ottawa ON (CAN)
Abstract
This Reference Document provides a brief summary of risk and resilience assessment tools and methodologies developed by Defence Research and Development Canada’s Centre for Security Science (DRDC CSS), funded by the Canadian Safety and Security Program (CSSP), as well as developed by other experts nationally and internationally. The content is organized around two broad categories, CSS-developed and CSSP-supported methodologies and tools; and other Canadian and international methodologies and tools. CSS tools are organized into six thematic areas: i) risk assessment; ii) resilience assessment; iii) critical infrastructure vulnerability; iv) capability assessment; and v); scenario development. Non-CSS tools featured herein fall into two categories: i) risk and hazard assessment; and ii) resilience assessment. This document is not meant to be exhaustive, rather, it is meant to be illustrative and provides a general overview of the diversity of risk and resilience assessment tools, methods and approaches available for public safety and security application. The document serves as supporting material for the development of an application for the 2017 United Nations (UN) Fifth Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in the Americas. It is anticipated that the document will also prove useful for operational, intelligence, science and technology (S&T), risk practitioners and policy specialists across a broad range of jurisdictions and stakeholder communities in accessi

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Keywords
Risk Assessment;Resilience Assessment;Disaster Risk Reduction;Disaster Management
Report Number
DRDC-RDDC-2017-D014 — Reference Document
Date of publication
01 Feb 2017
Number of Pages
26
DSTKIM No
CA045009
CANDIS No
805388
Format(s):
Electronic Document(PDF)

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