All Hazards Risk and Resilience: Prioritizing Critical by ASME Innovative Technologies Institute LLC

By ASME Innovative Technologies Institute LLC

The aim of this book is to supply an figuring out of the RAMCAP Plus method which will determine, prioritize and coordinate preparedness of the nation's serious infrastructure, together with safeguard (avoiding dangerous occasions or their outcomes) and resilience (rapid go back to complete functionality after these occasions that occur). RAMCAP stands for danger research and administration for severe Asset defense; the RAMCAP Plus technique is a high-level process that may be adapted to numerous sectors, thereby delivering a mechanism for evaluating danger and risk-management merits at scales starting from resources to entire sectors of the economic climate.

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Loss of consumer confidence d. Loss of confidence in governmental institutions * Quantitative estimates should be broadly estimated; these will be refined in Step 3, Consequence l i f h d d ii l The consequence identification task includes the determination of the asset being compromised as well as the general magnitude of the consequences to be estimated, as indicated in Table 8. The intent is to develop a list of target assets that require further analysis based, in part, on the degree of hazard and its associated consequences.

Since terrorist attacks may be performed at an opportunistic time to inflict the most damage, the possibility of an attack at the same time as a natural hazard, such as a flood, is a distinct possibility. Research is ongoing to determine if threat probabilities can be combined in the same manner as other probabilistic events, such as games of chance involving inanimate objects, such as cards or dice. org/about-asme/terms-of-use 2. Comparison of Risk Tolerance with Natural Hazard Risk – uses the notion of risk tolerance and a natural hazard risk to compare with a terrorist risk to deduce a threat likelihood equating the two risks.

Real Estate, Catastrophic Risk, and Public Policy, Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Public Policy Press, forthcoming. org/about-asme/terms-of-use Rose, A. , 2005. “Modeling Regional Economic Resilience to Disasters: A Computable General Equilibrium Analysis of Water Service Disruptions,” Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 45, No. 1, 2005, pp. 75-112. , 2007. , and Moore, J. ), Economic Costs and Consequences of Terrorist Attacks, Cheltenham, UK, pp. 291-316. S. Department of Commerce. 2006. National Institute of Standards and Technology.

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