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Tectonic Hazard
A perceived natural/geophysical event that has the potential to damage both life and property - John Whittow
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Disaster
A hazard becomes a disaster when it causes a significant impact on a population - Degg
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Primary Hazard
The initial man-made or natural hazard to occur - Synder County Hazard Mitigation Plan
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Secondary Hazard
A hazard that is the result of another hazard - Synder County Hazard Mitigation Plan
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Plate Tectonics
Global scale movements and deformation of the earth's lithosphere - Peter Smithson
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A hazard becomes a disaster when it causes a significant impact on a population - Degg

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Disaster

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The initial man-made or natural hazard to occur - Synder County Hazard Mitigation Plan

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A hazard that is the result of another hazard - Synder County Hazard Mitigation Plan

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Global scale movements and deformation of the earth's lithosphere - Peter Smithson

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