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Disaster - Degg, 1992

'The realisation of a hazard, when it causes a significant impact on a vulnerable population'.

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Event - Dun and Dregg, 2009

'A physical occurrence resulting from the movement or deformation of the earths crust'.

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Hazard - Ross 1998

'An event, or process, that has the potential to, or causes damage to people and their settlement'.