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Published on 17 November 2023

Hazards and Risks

Cantonal hazard analysis

The KATAPLAN Guide is a tool for preparing cantonal hazard analyses and planning preparedness measures.

National Risk Analysis

The Federal Office for Civil Protection (FOCP) is responsible for preparing the National Risk Analysis «Disasters and Emergencies Switzerland» (DES). The National Risk Analysis will periodically be updated.


The Risk Analysis and Research Coordination section carries out studies in cooperation with a number of partners in the areas of risk and security and coordinates national research and development programs.