Natural Hazards

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  • Created on: 06-05-18 18:22

Chapter 1: Natural Hazards

Natural Hazards: A natural event (for example an earthquake, volcanic eruption, tropical storm, flood) that threatens people or has the potential to cause damage, destruction and death.

Hazard Risk: The probability or chance that a natural hazard may take place.

Types of Natural Hazards:

Tectonic Hazards: Caused by the movement of Earth's crust.

Climatic Hazards: Caused by


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