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Hazards & Vulnerability Research Institute

International Centers of Excellence

HVRI is home to the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk International Center of Excellence Vulnerability and Resilience Metrics.

Vulnerability and Resilience Metrics

Established in August 2013 by ICSU, ISSC, and UNISDR, the International Center of Excellence on Vulnerability and Resilience Metrics (ICoE-VARM) is providing global leadership in empirically monitoring losses from disasters and in developing new approaches for measuring disaster vulnerability and resilience.

          Vision and Purpose

          Vulnerability and Resilience Metrics

          Disaster Loss Data

          Integrated Assessments

          Mentoring and Collaborative Research




HVRI also co-sponsors ICoE-Coast (DBAR)

Big Earth Data for Coasts