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  1. A funnel shaped cloud of violently rotating air that extends downwards from large thunder storms to contact the surface of the earth.
  2. The risk that individuals, society or institutions are willing to take.
  3. A period of months of more commonly years of unusually dry weather.
  4. 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.
  5. Self-sustaining rapid oxidation that releases light, heat, carbon dioxide and other gases as it moves across the landscape. Also known as a fire in the natural environment that maybe initiated by natural processes such as lighting strike or deliberately set by humans.
  6. Effects from a natural hazard or disaster that includes donations of money and goods as well as providing shelter for people and paying taxes that will help finance recovery and relief of emotional distress caused by natural hazardous events.

5 True/False questions

  1. volcanic eruptionComprehensive term for earth materials moving down a slope

          

  2. hurricaneA period of days of weeks of unusually hot weather. A natural recurring weather phenomenon related to heating of the atmosphere and moving of air masses.

          

  3. landslideSelf-sustaining rapid oxidation that releases light, heat, carbon dioxide and other gases as it moves across the landscape. Also known as a fire in the natural environment that maybe initiated by natural processes such as lighting strike or deliberately set by humans.

          

  4. tsunamiA funnel shaped cloud of violently rotating air that extends downwards from large thunder storms to contact the surface of the earth.

          

  5. floodInundation of an area by water. Our often produced by processes including intense rain storms, melting of snow, storms surge from a hurricane, tsunami, or failure of a flood protection structure such as a dam.

          

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