The Urban Risk Lab at MIT develops
methods, prototypes and technologies to embed risk reduction and preparedness
into the design of cities and regions to increase the resilience of local communities.

Understanding global hazards: Interrelations of tectonic plates and earthquake zones, watersheds and flood occurrences, hurricanes and cyclones, urban and rural areas.
Based on WRI Aqueduct Water Risk Data 2013, Natural Earth Dataset 2013, UNEP/GRID-Europe Tropical Cyclone Tracks Data1975-2007,UNEP/GRI Database for Earthquake Intensity Zones 2002