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CHRR Objectives

The Center will pursue several key objectives that lie at the intersection of hazards and risk research:

  • Understanding the predictability of natural and anthropogenic hazards, their direct and indirect impacts, and their deterministic and probabilistic interactions
  • Understanding the social, political and economic context of risk analysis, risk awareness, and risk management, with an international scope
  • Developing quantitative methodologies for aggregating risks from multiple hazards and for estimating direct and indirect losses
  • Developing predictive capability for scenario and impact modeling
  • Evaluating and communicating error and uncertainty at all levels of analysis
  • Developing the knowledge and information systems necessary for community building and community interactions, in order to build resiliency at all levels
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