Unit 4 Intro

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How many risk drivers?
6
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What are they?
1) Climate Change 2) Environmental Degradation 3) Weak Governance 4) Globalised Economic Development 5) Poverty and Inequality 6) Urban development
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Who created these risk factors?
Prevention Web
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How can these be more broadly classified?
Social, economic, environmental and political
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A hazardous event
A process that may causes loss of life, injury or other health impacts, property damage, social and economic disruption or environmental degradation'
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Disaster management
The organisation, planning and application or measures preparing for, responding to and recovering from disasters
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What are all tectonic hazards?
Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Tsunamis
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What do all tectonic hazards result from?
Movement or deformation of the Earth's crust (Dunn et al 2009)
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What can success be defined as?
'the accomplishment of an aim or purpose' (Oxford Dictionary)
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How can this be applied to management?
as a management technique that has achieved its aim - e.g. the regular practice of drills may lead to a reduction in the number of fatalities
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Definition of a hazard?
'perceived event with the POTENTIAL to threaten life and property (Whittow 1980)
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How is this different to a disaster?
a disaster will result in 'serous disruption of the functioning of a community/society'
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Vulnerability?
A dynamic factor which 'increases the susceptibility of an individual/community to the impacts of a hazard'
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Most vulnerable group?
Poor people
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Why?
Lack of options (therefore often live in disaster prone areas)
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What does capacity to cope refer to?
The ability of various stakeholders using available resources 'to manage adverse conditions, risks or disasters' (Prevention Web)
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Through analysing the link between risk, hazard and vulnerability what is it possible to do?
Possible to create a link between the effectiveness of management
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Why have based report on Parks Model?
Due to its usefulness in pointing the different kinds of response needed at particular stages
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Through comparing countries what can you do?
Can analyse the differing responses on a long and short term scale and how effective differing management is
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How do the risk drivers link to this model?
They can act as barriers to progress at various stages
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Climate change?
Will add challenge throughout the whole cycle
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Land degradation?
Would have a more intense concentrated impact during the short term relief phase
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