EQ2: key definitions - tectonic hazards and disasters
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a perceived natural/geophysical event that has the potential to threaten both life and property.
the realisation of a hazard when it causes a significant impact on a vulnerable population.
the exposure of people to a hazardous event
the ability of a system to absorb or recover from the effects of a hazard
tectonic hazard profile
a technique used to try to understand the physical characteristics of different types of hazards.
refers to an unfair situation/distribution of assets and resources
the activity of governing a country or controlling a company or an organization; the way in which a country is governed or a company or institution is controlled