A2 Geography Report

Level of Development
the different economic state a country is in.
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Tectonic Hazards
events caused by the Tectonic plates below the Earth's crust colliding with each other, moving against each other, moving apart or the oceanic less dense plate being subducted under the continental plate
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Preparedness and Prediction
prediction measure how well prepared a country is and how efficient the response to the hazard will be. For example, prediction can help evacuate an area of risk if needed
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Disaster Response
a phase of the disaster management cycle. Its preceding cycles aim to reduce the need for a disaster response or to avoid it altogether
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Risk Equation
Risk=Hazard x Vulnerability / Capacity to Cope
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Disaster Management Cycle
Assess (Hazard, Risk), Prescribe (Mitigation, Preparedness), Educate (Community and World)
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Sources
CIA Factbook, Hazard and Response textbook, Smith 1996,
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events caused by the Tectonic plates below the Earth's crust colliding with each other, moving against each other, moving apart or the oceanic less dense plate being subducted under the continental plate

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Tectonic Hazards

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prediction measure how well prepared a country is and how efficient the response to the hazard will be. For example, prediction can help evacuate an area of risk if needed

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a phase of the disaster management cycle. Its preceding cycles aim to reduce the need for a disaster response or to avoid it altogether

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