Organization and management of the resources and responsibilities for dealing with all humanitarian aspects of emergencies (preparedness, response, mitigation, and recovery).
Assessment of the direct and/or the indirect damages caused by floods.
It is important to determine the burn severity of a wildfire as many post-fire assessment and management decisions will be based on this information. Burn severity also effects wildlife habitat, changes in the soil, erosion potential and many components of aquatic environments.
Landslides are natural hazards with significant worldwide impact. They typically result from extreme natural events, such as heavy rains, earthquakes, combined with conditioning factors that are often related to human activities, such as deforestation and intensive land exploitation for agricultural purposes.