Burundi - IOM

Multi-Hazard Assessment and Risk Mapping in Burundi

  • Project duration: September 2020 - September 2021
  • Project status:
    Ongoing
  • Funding:
    Public institutions (Other projects /Project)

The project is financed by the International Organization of Migration (IOM) and aims at providing a multi-hazard risk assessment of the country of Burundi at national and provincial scale, also considering the effect of climate change. Main hazards considered include:

-         - earthquakes,

-         - torrential rains,

-         - pluvial and fluvial floods and

-         - landslides.

The project will be carried out by an international consortium led by a Spanish company (IDOM).  

EURAC will be responsible for

-         - harmonization of geospatial exposure data (support to coordinator)

-         - landslides hazard and risk assessment,

-         - social vulnerability assessment and multi-hazard risk analysis.

The strategic objective is to consolidate expertise and methodologies for:

-         - large scale landslide risk

-         - multi-hazard risk assessment

-         - social vulnerability analysis.

Contact person: Massimiliano Pittore

E-mail: massimiliano.pittore@eurac.edu

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