Natrual Hazards

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What is a Natural Hazard ?
A natural hazard is a natural process which could cause deat, injury or distruption to humans, or destroy property and possessions.
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What is an Geological Hazard ?
Geological hazards are caused by land and tectonic processess.
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What is an Meteorological Hazard ?
Meteorological hazards are causes by weather and climate.
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what is Vulnerability ?
The more people that are in areas exposed to natural hazards, the greater the probability they will be affected by a natural hazard.
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What is Capacity to Cope ?
Natural hazards have to affect human activities to count as a hazard. The better a population can cope with an extreme event, the lower the threat.
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What is an Geological Hazard ?

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Geological hazards are caused by land and tectonic processess.

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What is an Meteorological Hazard ?

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what is Vulnerability ?

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