Hazard types

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  • Hazard types
    • Hydrometeorol-ogical
      • caused by running water or weather patterns
      • Floods
      • Hurricanes
      • Drought
    • Geophysical
      • Caused by earths processes
      • Tectonic: earthquake, tsunami, volcanic activity
      • Geomorphological: mass movements e.g. landslides
    • A disaster is the realisation of a hazardous event leadihg to loss of human life and property

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