Human factors that influence hazard frequency

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    • Population characteristics
      • Ageing population in Japanese and Philippine areas for Typhoon Morakot
    • politics (corruption)
      • Cyclone Nargis. Myanmar run by military junta who refused aid from the west.
    • poverty: lack of investments and infrastructure
      • poverty
        • Cyclone Nargis. Myanmar run by military junta who refused aid from the west.
        • Myanmar GDP $1600 - most people poor farmerson Irrawaddy delta
    • Debt
    • Urbanisation
    • drilling (causes unstable ground)
    • fatalistic attitude
    • poverty
      • Myanmar GDP $1600 - most people poor farmerson Irrawaddy delta
    • Deforestation
      • Widespread in Pakistan so there were landslides during the earthquake 2005

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