Natural and Technological Hazards and Risk Assessment

Select one of the hazards described in chapter 2 of Haddow, G.D., Bullock, J. A., & Coppola, D. P. (2017) Introduction to Emergency Management 6th ed. Cambridge, MA: Elsevier Inc. Use the internet media search engines ( or disaster websites ( to find a recent example of a disaster caused hazard. Describe the following: The type of hazard The country where the disaster occurred The consequences of the event The cause of the event (excessive rainfall cause a flood; and earthquake caused the landslide) Any secondary disasters that occurred because of the event Was any warning possible? Was a warning issued? Any interesting facts about the event









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