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Class 15a: Natural hazards. Natural hazards and disasters. Natural disaster: damage to life or property Natural hazard: risk of natural disaster. Natural hazards and disasters. Trigger events are natural But “disasters” are man-made. Four types of impacts. 1906 San Francisco Earthquake.

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Class 15a natural hazards

Class 15a: Natural hazards


Natural hazards and disasters

Natural hazards and disasters

  • Natural disaster: damage to life or property

  • Natural hazard: risk of natural disaster


Natural hazards and disasters1

Natural hazards and disasters

  • Trigger events are natural

  • But “disasters” are man-made


Four types of impacts

Four types of impacts


1906 san francisco earthquake

1906 San Francisco Earthquake


1906 san francisco earthquake1

1906 San Francisco Earthquake


1989 loma prieta earthquake

1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake


1991 east bay hills fire

1991 East Bay Hills Fire


1991 east bay hills fire1

1991 East Bay Hills Fire


Natural hazards and disasters2

Natural hazards and disasters


Hurricane jeanne 2004

Hurricane Jeanne (2004)


Natural hazards and disasters3

Natural hazards and disasters


Four stages of response

Four stages of response


Types of mitigation

Types of mitigation


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