Hazards

What is a natural hazard?
A natural event that occurs naturally and results in loss of life, extreme damage to property and disrupts human activity.
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What are the four classifications for natural hazards?
1. Tectonic hazards 2. Atmospheric hazards 3. Geomorphological hazards 4. Biological hazards
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Give 3 examples of tectonic hazards.
1. Earthquakes 2. Tsunamis 3. Volcanoes
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Give 4 examples of atmospheric hazards.
1. Tornadoes 2. Windstorms 3. Hailstorms
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Give 3 examples of geomorphological hazards.
1. Floods 2. Landslides 3. Soil erosion
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Card 2

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1. Tectonic hazards 2. Atmospheric hazards 3. Geomorphological hazards 4. Biological hazards

Back

What are the four classifications for natural hazards?

Card 3

Front

1. Earthquakes 2. Tsunamis 3. Volcanoes

Back

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Card 4

Front

1. Tornadoes 2. Windstorms 3. Hailstorms

Back

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Card 5

Front

1. Floods 2. Landslides 3. Soil erosion

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