IGCSE Geography: Living With Natural Hazards

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IGCSE Geography: Living With Natural Hazards

  1. 1. Why do people live in hazardous areas?
  2. 2. Where in the World? What is the hazard?
  3. 3. Where in the World? What is the hazard?
  4. 4. Where in the World? What is the hazard?
  5. 5. Sukanto Debnath If it happens, it happens, and it’s all part of living in this area Fatalistic Approach
  6. 6. 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
  7. 7. 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
  8. 8. Benefits of living near unstable plate margins: Good physical and economic opportunities. The opportunity for intensive agriculture. The opportunity for mineral extraction. The opportunity to generate energy. The development of tourism.

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