Man-Made Hazards - 363 Words
A hazard is a forceful natural or man-made event with the potential to adversely affect human life and property, or the environment. Natural hazards are a normal consequence of the internal and external forces that are constantly transforming the earth (e.g., earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, volcanoes, etc.). Man-made hazards arise from deliberate human actions (e.g., war, terrorism, humanitarian emergencies, etc.) that are usually predictable and preventable. They may also...
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