Geog unit 1-hazard trends

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Global Hazard trends

Natural hazard- An event which causes death, economic damage, damage to peoles livlihood.


What are the statistics?

1) The number of reported natural disasters have increased (1930-200)

2) Floods and windstorms(hydrometeorlogical)are the most frequent types of diasters(1930-200)

3) The number of deaths have decreased (1950-2006)

4) Increase in the number of people affected (1950-2006)

4) Economic loses have increased rapidly- highest economic loss; 'kobe eathquake + hurricane Katrina' (1950-2006); Statistics on the natural hazard trends


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