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Declaration of conformity with regard to accessibility

The Swiss Federal Government’s Natural Hazards Portal conforms to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1) for accessible Internet services to level AA (double A).

This standard is compatible with the eCH-0059 – Accessibility Standard. It guarantees effectively barrier-free website accessibility and compliance with the Swiss Disability Discrimination Act (DDA). The “Access for all” foundation has certified this website in accordance with WCAG 2.1 to conformity level AA:

Icon of certificate for accessible websites with conformity level AA in accordance with WCAG 2.1, issued by the foundation "Access for all".
Accessible website with conformity level AA in accordance with WCAG 2.1, certified by the foundation "Access for all".


The accessibility of linked PDF documents from third parties cannot be guaranteed. PDF documents which are not accessible are only used in the Natural Hazards Portal if their content is fully accessible in the portal in identical form.

Some features on this website do not fulfil the requirements for an accessible website. These are currently being optimised as part of the revision of the Federal Government's web guidelines and will be implemented on this website at a later date.