Herve Villard: Consistent collection of hazard specific spatial data, and implementation of data sharing mechanism-key to beating perennial devastation from disasters

March 29, 2017 Geosymp 0

The assessment of hazards and risk in Rwanda relied on many Geospatial tools, The
most important were the Spatial multi-criteria evaluation (SMCE) implemented in ILWIS
which was used on landslides susceptibility mapping, OpenQuake model for
earthquake, CREST model for floods, and the Water Requirement Satisfactory Index
(WRSI) developed by FEWSNET was used for drought. Read more…