vulnerability

what are the three types of vulnerbility
-social, economical and physical
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physical..
-coastal areas are more likely to be affected by tropical cyclones and flooding -low relief areas at risk from high winds and rain so therefore, stormsurges
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social...
-poverty-construction not of high standard-may not have access to clean water and medical supplies for after-affects -age-oder people and younger children more prone to suffer from injury and have more difficulty evacuating the areas
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economic...
-more accurate weather prediction for events such as tropical cyclones e.g. where it will make landfall -coastal defences- less affected by storm surges -evacuation procedures and disaster response teams
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name two case studies for tropical cyclones??
hurricane katrina- category 5- 2000 deaths -typhoon haiyan-category 5- 7000 deaths
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physical..

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name two case studies for tropical cyclones??

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