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This unit is all about managing hazards.
Remember, a hazard is a natural event with the capacity to damage human life,
property and infrastructure. The effects of a hazard can vary significantly between
Less Economically Developed Countries (LEDCs) and More Economically Developed
Countries (MEDC). This unit focuses upon three hazards;
What are Natural Hazards?
Hurricane Floyd case study
Orissa cyclone case study
Kobe case study
Mount Pinatubo case study
How are responses in LEDCs and MEDCs different?