Ukr. geogr. z. 2014, N1:53-60
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L. Rudenko – Institute of Geography of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv;
О. Dronova – Kyiv Taras Shevchenko National University.


The article describes the key concepts that are important for estimating and mapping the risks of state of emergency - natural and technogenic threats. Taking into account the existing experience of risks evaluation, the vulnerability of various facilities and the main indicators of its evaluation have been reviewed. Practical results of the proposed methodological approaches to the risks assessment implemented in Ukraine in the process of natural, technogenic and social hazard emergencies Atlas development have been outlined. Atlas contains 5 sections of maps: an introduction, causes of potential emergency sources, factors of possible risks and hazards, the state of emergency in Ukraine and their prevention.

Key words: 
threats, risks, hazards, emergencies

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