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Updated for MYP Humanities: http://www.geographyalltheway.com/in/myp-tectonics/hazardous-locations.htm

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    Living in Hazardous Locations Living in Hazardous Locations Presentation Transcript

    • Why people live in hazardous areas
    • Contención by 8zil
    • Extreme Natural Event Contención by 8zil
    • Duplex in Wadala by Swami Stream
    • Vulnerable Population Duplex in Wadala by Swami Stream
    • Extreme Natural Event
    • Extreme Vulnerable Natural Event Population
    • No Interaction = No Hazard Extreme Vulnerable Natural Event Population
    • Extreme Natural Event
    • Extreme Vulnerable Natural Event Population
    • Small Interaction Extreme Vulnerable Natural Event Population
    • Small Interaction Extreme Vulnerable Natural Event Population
    • Small Interaction = Minor Hazard Extreme Vulnerable Natural Event Population
    • Extreme Natural Event
    • Extreme Vulnerable Natural Population Event
    • Large Interaction Extreme Vulnerable Natural Population Event
    • Large Interaction Extreme Vulnerable Natural Population Event
    • Large Interaction = Major Hazard Extreme Vulnerable Natural Population Event
    • Extreme Natural Event
    • Extreme Vulnerable Natural Event Population
    • Extreme Natural Event
    • Extreme Vulnerable Natural Event Population
    • Extreme Natural Event
    • Extreme Vulnerable Natural Event Population
    • Three ‘approaches’ to why people live in hazardous areas:
    • Three ‘approaches’ to why people live in hazardous areas: Fatalistic Approach
    • Three ‘approaches’ to why people live in hazardous areas: Fatalistic Approach Acceptance Approach
    • Three ‘approaches’ to why people live in hazardous areas: Fatalistic Approach Acceptance Approach Adaption Approach
    • If it happens, it happens, and it’s all part of living in this area
    • If it happens, it happens, and it’s all part of living in this area Fatalistic Approach
    • Fatalistic Approach
    • Fatalistic Approach Russian roulette - an optimistic approach
    • Fatalistic Approach Russian roulette - an optimistic approach Some communities would go as far as to say that hazards are ‘God’s will’.
    • Fatalistic Approach Russian roulette - an optimistic approach Some communities would go as far as to say that hazards are ‘God’s will’. Losses are accepted as inevitable.
    • Fatalistic Approach Russian roulette - an optimistic approach Some communities would go as far as to say that hazards are ‘God’s will’. Losses are accepted as inevitable. People may remain where they are.
    • Fatalistic Approach Russian roulette - an optimistic approach Some communities would go as far as to say that hazards are ‘God’s will’. Losses are accepted as inevitable. People may remain where they are. Lack of alternatives.
    • 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.
    • 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
    • Acceptance Approach
    • Acceptance Approach Accept the risks that the hazards present because the advantages are greater.
    • Acceptance Approach Accept the risks that the hazards present because the advantages are greater. Costs versus benefits.
    • Acceptance Approach Accept the risks that the hazards present because the advantages are greater. Costs versus benefits. Tourism.
    • Acceptance Approach Accept the risks that the hazards present because the advantages are greater. Costs versus benefits. Tourism. Energy generation.
    • Acceptance Approach Accept the risks that the hazards present because the advantages are greater. Costs versus benefits. Tourism. Energy generation. Opportunity for intensive agriculture.
    • 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.
    • 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
    • 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
    • Adaption Approach
    • Adaption Approach People see that they can prepare for, and therefore survive, the hazard.
    • Adaption Approach People see that they can prepare for, and therefore survive, the hazard. Prediction.
    • Adaption Approach People see that they can prepare for, and therefore survive, the hazard. Prediction. Prevention.
    • Adaption Approach People see that they can prepare for, and therefore survive, the hazard. Prediction. Prevention. Protection.