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Post-Event Review Capability

The Post-Event Review Capability (PERC) methodology was created by Zurich Insurance to provide research and independent reviews of large flood events. It seeks to answer questions related to aspects of flood resilience, flood risk management and catastrophe intervention. It looks at what went well, as well as opportunities for improvement, and results in a set of recommendations for the future.

Use this page to learn about the PERC methodology, read full PERC reports or find specific recommendations.

PERC Reports

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The PERC manual

The PERC manual

The Post-Event Review Capability (PERC) is a systematic framework for the analysis of a disaster...

Zurich’s Post-Event Review Capability: Global lessons for reducing risk and increasing resilience

Zurich’s Post-Event Review Capability:...

Impacts from disasters are getting worse. Yet after a disaster, there is rarely time to learn what...

Houston and Hurricane Harvey: a call to action

Houston and Hurricane Harvey: a call to...

Hurricane Harvey made landfall near Rockport, Texas on August 25, 2017 as a Category 4 storm. Over...

 

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PERC Recommendations

Search all the PERC recommendations produced in all PERC reports. Refine your search using the criteria on the left.

Total: 43 results found

Respond efficiently

Ensure communication with authorities to get updates and warnings well before a situation becomes critical....

Cross border cooperation between India-Nepal is crucial to saving lives in both countries.

Timely sharing of information and support in disaster response would significantly prevent losses. ...

Improved local government and community capacities are essential to effective response actions.

This also includes their access to information and resources from sub national, national and international communities. Devastating floods are not yet an annual occurrence however uncertainty is rising and investment rem...

Public awareness to take appropriate actions in time based on the early warning is essential with strong legal provisions.

Public, private and social media has crucial role and they played very active role in flooding in different ways. Most were active during and aftermath of disaster event. Media are potential for their critical roles and ...

Early warning systems need to be expanded to third order (seasonally flowing) rivers, with technological improvements to generate better forecasts from rainfall monitoring

DHM needs to improve its institutional capacity and expand its actions to monitoring rainfall monitoring and flood forecasting actions across the country in order to provide alerts to authorities for flood preparedness a...