World at risk - Global hazards
Context hazard: Widespread(global) threat due to enviromental factors such as climate change.
Geophysical hazard: A hazard formed by tectonic /geological processes.. e.g earthquakes, volcanoes and tsunamis.
Hazard: A percieved natural event which has the potential to threaten both life and property.
Hydro- meteorological hazard: A hazard formed by hydrological(floods) and atmospheric (storms and droughts) processes.
vunerbility: A high risk combined with an inabilitly of individuals and communities to cope.
Disaster: A hazard becomin reality in an event that causes deaths and damage to goods, property and the enviroment.