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  1. The product of the probability of an event occuring and the consequences should that event occur.
  2. A series of large ocean waves produced after the ocean water is suddenly disturbed vertically by processes such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, submarine landslides, or the impact of an asteroid or comet.
  3. Generation of earthquake or seismic waves when rocks under stress fracture and break resulting in displacement along a fault.
  4. A period of months of more commonly years of unusually dry weather.
  5. A situation of event that causes sufficient damage to people, property or society from which recovery is a long and involved process. Also is defined as a serious disaster.
  6. Any natural process that is a potential threat to human life and property.

5 True/False questions

  1. acceptable riskThe risk that individuals, society or institutions are willing to take.

          

  2. disasterThe product of the probability of an event occuring and the consequences should that event occur.

          

  3. indirect effectsWith respect to natural hazards refers to the number of people killed, injured, dislocated, made homeless or otherwise damaged by a hazardous event.

          

  4. volcanic eruptionExtrusion at the surface of earth of molten rock (magma). Maybe be explosive and violent or less enegetic lava flows.

          

  5. wildfireComprehensive term for earth materials moving down a slope

          

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