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IB Geography: Hazards and Disasters: Why people live in hazardous areas Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Why people live in hazardous areas
  • 2. Contención by 8zil
  • 3. Extreme Natural Event Contención by 8zil
  • 4. Duplex in Wadala by Swami Stream
  • 5. Vulnerable Population Duplex in Wadala by Swami Stream
  • 6. Extreme Natural Event
  • 7. Extreme Vulnerable Natural Event Population
  • 8. No Interaction = No Hazard Extreme Vulnerable Natural Event Population
  • 9. Extreme Natural Event
  • 10. Extreme Vulnerable Natural Event Population
  • 11. Small Interaction Extreme Vulnerable Natural Event Population
  • 12. Small Interaction Extreme Vulnerable Natural Event Population
  • 13. Small Interaction = Minor Hazard Extreme Vulnerable Natural Event Population
  • 14. Extreme Natural Event
  • 15. Extreme Vulnerable Natural Population Event
  • 16. Large Interaction Extreme Vulnerable Natural Population Event
  • 17. Large Interaction Extreme Vulnerable Natural Population Event
  • 18. Large Interaction = Major Hazard Extreme Vulnerable Natural Population Event
  • 19. Extreme Natural Event
  • 20. Extreme Vulnerable Natural Event Population
  • 21. Extreme Natural Event
  • 22. Extreme Vulnerable Natural Event Population
  • 23. Extreme Natural Event
  • 24. Extreme Vulnerable Natural Event Population
  • 25. Three ‘approaches’ to why people live in hazardous areas:
  • 26. Three ‘approaches’ to why people live in hazardous areas: Fatalistic Approach
  • 27. Three ‘approaches’ to why people live in hazardous areas: Fatalistic Approach Acceptance Approach
  • 28. Three ‘approaches’ to why people live in hazardous areas: Fatalistic Approach Acceptance Approach Adaption Approach
  • 29. Sukanto Debnath If it happens, it happens, and it’s all part of living in this area
  • 30. Sukanto Debnath If it happens, it happens, and it’s all part of living in this area Fatalistic Approach
  • 31. Fatalistic Approach
  • 32. Fatalistic Approach Russian roulette - an optimistic approach
  • 33. Fatalistic Approach Russian roulette - an optimistic approach Some communities would go as far as to say that hazards are ‘God’s will’.
  • 34. Fatalistic Approach Russian roulette - an optimistic approach Some communities would go as far as to say that hazards are ‘God’s will’. Populations take direct action that is concerned with safety.
  • 35. Fatalistic Approach Russian roulette - an optimistic approach Some communities would go as far as to say that hazards are ‘God’s will’. Populations take direct action that is concerned with safety. Losses are accepted as inevitable.
  • 36. Fatalistic Approach Russian roulette - an optimistic approach Some communities would go as far as to say that hazards are ‘God’s will’. Populations take direct action that is concerned with safety. Losses are accepted as inevitable. People may remain where they are.
  • 37. Fatalistic Approach Russian roulette - an optimistic approach Some communities would go as far as to say that hazards are ‘God’s will’. Populations take direct action that is concerned with safety. Losses are accepted as inevitable. People may remain where they are. Lack of alternatives - due economic reasons.
  • 38. Indigenous Population: the Aeta, Pinatubo
  • 39. DavidDennis Hazards are a part of everyday life which we try and live with. We know hazards happen, but continue to live in this area because it has many advantages.
  • 40. DavidDennis Hazards are a part of everyday life which we try and live with. We know hazards happen, but continue to live in this area because it has many advantages. Acceptance Approach
  • 41. Acceptance Approach
  • 42. Acceptance Approach Accept the risks that the hazards present because the advantages are greater.
  • 43. Acceptance Approach Accept the risks that the hazards present because the advantages are greater. Costs versus benefits.
  • 44. Acceptance Approach Accept the risks that the hazards present because the advantages are greater. Costs versus benefits. Tourism.
  • 45. Acceptance Approach Accept the risks that the hazards present because the advantages are greater. Costs versus benefits. Tourism. Energy generation.
  • 46. Acceptance Approach Accept the risks that the hazards present because the advantages are greater. Costs versus benefits. Tourism. Energy generation. Opportunity for intensive agriculture.
  • 47. Acceptance Approach Accept the risks that the hazards present because the advantages are greater. Costs versus benefits. Tourism. Energy generation. Opportunity for intensive agriculture. Mineral extraction.
  • 48. Is California Worth the Risk?
  • 49. renfield Events can be prevented and warnings given. The area has been made safer with modern technology so even if a disaster occurs few people will be affected
  • 50. renfield Events can be prevented and warnings given. The area has been made safer with modern technology so even if a disaster occurs few people will be affected Adaption Approach
  • 51. Adaption Approach
  • 52. Adaption Approach People see that they can prepare for, and therefore survive, the hazard.
  • 53. Adaption Approach People see that they can prepare for, and therefore survive, the hazard. Prediction.
  • 54. Adaption Approach People see that they can prepare for, and therefore survive, the hazard. Prediction. Prevention.
  • 55. Adaption Approach People see that they can prepare for, and therefore survive, the hazard. Prediction. Prevention. Protection.
  • 56. The world’s largest seismically isolated building, the new international terminal at Istanbul’s Sabiha Gökçen Airport