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Hazard: a threat (whether natural or human) that can cause loss of life, injury, property damage, socio economic disruption or environmental degradation.

disaster: a major hazard that causes widespread disruption with significant demographic, economic and / or environmental losses, and which the affected community is unable to deal with adequately without outside help.

1) When is a disaster NOT a disaster?



2) Stages in a disaster: p221 course companion.

Apply each of these stages to your hazard case studies. Use evidence to support each one.

3) Why did so many people die in Haiti?
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/8510900.stm



3) Use
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