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Examine the reasons why California is considered to be a multiple
hazard hotspot.
California is considered to be a multiple hazard hotspot due to its wide disaster portfolio and
it being situated in an area where both geophysical and hydrometerological hazards are
common. Around 3.5 million poor, vulnerable…

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California will suffer from the warm and dry Santa Ana wind from the Arizona desert which
will bring drought and the threat of wild fires. Wildfires e.g. in summer 2004 and 2007 are
becoming a greater risk due sprawling suburbanisation (the edge of La is moving into the…

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