human factors leading to an upward trend in disaster frequency and magnitude

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  • Created on: 05-03-13 13:58
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  • Human Factors= upward trend in disaster
    • new technology
      • allows people to live safely in disaster-prone areas
    • Poverty
      • lack of management- slums, no support
    • economic growth
      • increased value= greater impact
      • urbanisation/ megacities
        • lack of management- slums, no support
      • development/ globalisation= deforestation, pollution
    • Population Growth
      • urban sprawl, high pop. density,
        • Poverty
        • pressure on land (e.g. Mangrove Clearance
    • economic growth
      • increased value= greater impact
      • urbanisation/ megacities
        • development/ globalisation= deforestation, pollution

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