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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.

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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:...

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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: 99 results found

Analyze vulnerability so as to provide insights on ways to reduce risks in future

An existing flood wall is being reinforced, and other fixed protection added. The company is also considering adopting so-called ‘mobile’ protection that can go up quickly to protect key installations during floods....

The DDRCs should critically reflect on their actions and review the gaps in their planning and implementation based on this event.

There remained some gaps in taking action when a real event occurred. The post event review meetings in each district needs to be systematic beyond ritual workshops. There should be in depth analysis of capacities and ac...

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. ...

Government and private sector cooperation can help mitigate risk and impacts

Government and private sector cooperation at different levels has increased and should be further encouraged. It helps ensure business and services continuity during disasters will help manage disaster risk and impact as...

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...