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Are "potentiall damagin physical events, phenomena or human activities that may cause injury or loss of life, damage to property, social and economic disruption, or environmental degration

Hazards

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Kinds of hazards

>>Natural hazards

>>Hazards Induced by humans

>>Hazards Planned by humans

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Hazards that are beyond human control

Natural Hazards

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May be due to accidents, carelessness, or inability to implement protective measures.

Hazards induced by humans

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May be caused by personal or political interests, resulting in massive lots of lives and properties

Hazards induced by humans

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The "identification, study and monitoring of any hazard to determine its potential, origin, characteristics, and behavior."

Hazard Analysis

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Tools in doing a hazard analysis

CHF
>>Community hazards and disaster history construction

>>Hazard and vulnerability mapping

>>Factor Analysis

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In this method, the existing hazards and the disasteres that the community experienced are identified

Community hazards and disaster history construction

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Areas in the community that are vulnerable to a specific hazard are identified then located in the map.

Hazard and vulnerability mapping

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This tool describes the characteristics of the hazard

Factor analysis