INTEGRATED RISK ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT

INTEGRATED RISK ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT

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Code
94660
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
5 credits during the 2nd year of 10553 ENGINEERING FOR NATURAL RISK MANAGEMENT (LM-26) SAVONA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
ICAR/02
LANGUAGE
English
TEACHING LOCATION
SAVONA (ENGINEERING FOR NATURAL RISK MANAGEMENT)
semester
1° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course will address the aspects of risk assessment with a multidisciplinary approach. the definition of risk and damage and general methodologies for the calculation of standard parameters in the risk assessment procedures (eg. PML and AAL) will be firstly analyzed. Then the problem of defining and mapping exposure to different types of risk will be then addresses as well as the evaluation of vulnerability of single structures and interconnected systems. Single-risk and multi–risk methods of assessment of exposure and vulnerability will be analized. Finally, the most common methodologies and international platforms used for risk assessment will be studied with some practical applications. From the point of view of risk management, the different risk reduction strategies will be addressed: structural, non-structural, the concept of residual risk, real-time (EWS, recovery) and deferred time (planning) management.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to provide students with the theoretical knowledge and the methodological basis for the mapping and integrated assessment of natural risks to support all phases of the risk management cycle.

The student must be able to understand how to perform a single and multi-risk assessment with a probabilistic approach. It should also be able to understand the methodology of risk assessment at different spatial scales (local-national-regional). For this reason, practical exercises will be carried out with the aid of technological platforms for the integrated assessment of risk scenarios, which will put the student in contact with the problems that can be encountered in real situations.

A special part of the course will be dedicated to the analysis of the contribution of earth observation technologies for mapping and risk assessment, with specific focus on flooding and practical exercises.

A further part will be dedicated to risk management in emergency situations, with an outline of early warning systems and the creation of event scenarios.

At the end of the course the students will be able to face the problem of the assessment and management of natural risks at various spatial scales, to support the different phases of the emergency management.

Teaching methods

- lessons

- practical exercises

- seminars of experts in specific topics

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The topics covered by the course are:

Integrated assessment of natural risks: basic concepts, the definition of risk and damage, the cycle of risk management, probabilistic risk assessment, multi-risk assessment, risk mapping, the assessment of exposure and vulnerability, the methodologies for evaluating standard parameters in risk assessment procedures (eg Probable Maximum Loss, Average Annual Loss.)

Risk assessment tools: technological platforms for the production of multi-risk scenarios. The support of Earth Observation technologies.

Real-time and deferred risk management: real-time and deferred-time concepts, risk reduction through planning, early warning systems, construction of event scenarios starting from forecasts or pre-selected magnitude events.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: By appointment

Exam Board

LUCA PULVIRENTI (President)

OMBRETTA PALADINO (President)

GIORGIO BONI (President)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

- lessons

- practical exercises

- seminars of experts in specific topics

LESSONS START

According the official calendar of the Academic Year in progress. Any changes will be communicated promptly

ORARI

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INTEGRATED RISK ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral

Assessment methods

- presentation of a report on practical exercises carried out during the course

- oral questions

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
09/09/2020 10:00 SAVONA Compitino
09/09/2020 10:00 SAVONA Orale