- Created by: Rebecca
- Created on: 28-12-10 13:29
A perceived natural event which has the potential to threaten both life and property
A hazard on a large scale that causes deaths and damage to goods, property and investment.
A hazard formed by tectonic/geological processes
A hazard formed by hydrological and atmospheric processes
Natural disasters such as diseases of humans, plants and animals, biomass fires and plant/animal infestations
The probability of a hazard event occuring and creating loss of lives and livelyhood.
Long term and persistant hazard
Hazards that have potentially global impacts and could also lead to more of some types of hazard (Global warming)