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CAPRA-GIS

CAPRA-GIS is a geographic information system developed by ERN-AL, which is oriented to probabilistic risk calculations.

Here you can download the version 2 of the software and make comments on your use experience.

Click here to visit the Support Forum

Click here to visit the English Tutorial

On this section you will find information about Probabilistic Risk Assessment or about the CAPRA Initiative.

Probabilistic Modeling for Disaster Risk Management, The Case of Bogota, Colombia

Earthquakes, hurricanes, floods and other disasters are natural phenomena, but they include a social dimension as they also affect the poorest or least prepared communities.

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Assessing Disaster Riks in Lima - Project Highlights Issue 15 - Sept. 2012

The Catholic University of Peru is partnering with the World Bank in a Technical Assistance Project to build technical capacity among students and faculty to assess seismic risk using a software platform developed under the CAPRA Probabilistic Risk Assessment Initiative.

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CAPRA Initiative: Integrating Disaster Risk into Development Policies in LatAm

CAPRA is an institutional strengthening effort to integrate disaster risk information into urban development policies and programs to ensure the sustainable development of cities worldwide.

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Urban Risk Assessments

The rapid and often unplanned expansion of cities is exposing more people and economic assets to the risk of disasters and the effects of climate change. There is an urgent need for cities to consider disaster and climate change by streamlining assessments of related risks in their planning and management as well as delivery of services.

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Training on Multi-Hazard risk assessment

As part of the capacity-building activities of the United Nations University – ITC Center on Spatial Analysis for Disaster Risk Management (UNU-ITC DRM) the Faculty of Geo-information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) of the University of Twente, the Netherlands, has developed a training package on the application of GIS for multi-hazard risk assessment.

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CAPRA-GIS: CAPRA Island Risk Assessment Dataset - Flooding and Hurricane Wind

This dataset allows the user to practice the use of CAPRAGIS, and assess risk on any city in the imaginary CAPRA Island.

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CAPRA-GIS: CAPRA Island Seismic Risk Assessment Dataset (including Site Effects)

This dataset allows the user to practice the use of CAPRAGIS, and assess risk on any city in the imaginary CAPRA Island.

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Reducing Risks to Prevent Disasters, Project Highlights Issue 3 - March 2012

Reducing Risks to Prevent Disasters: Probabilistic Risk Assessment in Central America. Central America is one of the regions most vulnerable to natural hazards.

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CAPRA-GIS: CAPRA Island Seismic Risk Assessment Dataset

This dataset allow the user to practice the use of the software CAPRAGIS for a seismic probabilistic risk assessment.

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