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Risk files and scenarios

Source of information on hazards

A risk file is the systematic description of a hazard in the hazard catalog of the national risk analysis, in-tended to communicate a vivid depiction of possible forms of how such a hazard may occur or develop, and to describe its consequences. A risk includes:

  • Definition
  • Past events as examples
  • Impact factors
  • Dependencies between hazards
  • Scenarios


The scenarios are deduced from past events but also consider possible developments in the future.

Risk files are public and available in German and French.