Natural Hazards Definitions

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naturally occurring process or event which has the potential to cause loss of life or property
Hazard
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realisation that a hazard event has caused serious effects
Disaster
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hazard that is long term and persistent
Chronic Hazard
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hazards caused by water or its processes, and those associated with or caused by weather patterns
Hydrometerological hazard
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hazards caused by earth processes
Geophysical hazard
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realisation that a hazard event has caused serious effects

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Disaster

Card 3

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hazard that is long term and persistent

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Card 4

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hazards caused by water or its processes, and those associated with or caused by weather patterns

Back

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Card 5

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hazards caused by earth processes

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