Volcanoes

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Why do people live close to volcanoes?
Fertile soil, tourist attractions, source of geothermal energy (generates electricity)
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How can volcanic eruptions be predicted?
Tiny earthquakes, escaping gases, changes in shape of the volcano (it bulges where magma has built up)
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What building techniques are used?
Strengethed so they don't collpase under the weight of falling ash, bariers can divert lava away from buildings,
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Education
Governments and organisations educate people about how to evacuate if a volcano erupts, people can be told how to make a survival kit
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Aid
LEDCs can receive aid from governments or organisations
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How can volcanic eruptions be predicted?

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Tiny earthquakes, escaping gases, changes in shape of the volcano (it bulges where magma has built up)

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What building techniques are used?

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Education

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