Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Tsunami risk assessment in Southern Italy (2017-09-25)


Activation date: 2017-09-25
Event type: Other

Activation reason:
Pre-disaster situation analyses for four locations in Italy: Priolo (Sicilia), Otranto (Puglia), Metaponto (Basilicatta) and Catanzaro Lido (Calabria). All of the AOIs are located on the coast, on the front line of any eventual tsunami. A correct and detailed capture of assets was essential in order to improve and perform detailed response and evacuation programs and  in order to minimize casualties in a disaster situation.The scope of the map production is to generate a pre-event reference content and analyses including hazard, exposure, vulnerability and risk relating to a Tsunami event. Secondary risks are also considered. Access and evacuation routes as well as mitigation measures with respect to all evaluated risks are proposed.  EMSN043 results will support the current work of the Italian Civil Protection Department to set up the national early warning ...

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2017):  Tsunami risk assessment in Southern Italy (2017-09-25). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2017-09-25
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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40.39854701° N, 18.52076901° E, 37.14651182° S, 15.14224212° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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