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Which of the following is an example of a natural hazard?
Which of the following shows disaster?
a storm surge.
a landslide along the highway.
a typhoon leaving great damage of properties.
a man falling from the top of the roof causing his death.
How can we reduce the risk brought about by disasters? We can reduce the risk by
decreasing the capacity, hazard, exposure and vulnerability.
decreasing the hazard, capacity, and vulnerability while increasing the exposure.
increasing the capacity while decreasing the hazard, exposure and vulnerability.
increasing the hazard, exposure and vulnerability while decreasing the capacity.
What makes Philippines a vicinity of different kinds of calamities every year?
Philippines is an archipelago
Philippines is a developing country.
Philippines is a small country
Philippines is facing the Atlantic Ocean.
A sudden event, such as an accident or natural catastrophe that causes great damage
or loss of life is called _________.
A. capacity C. disaster risk
B. disaster D. vulnerability
A process, phenomenon or human activity that may cause loss of life, injury or
other health impacts, properly damage, social and economic disruption or
environmental degradation is called ______________________.
______________ are the potentials for damage to man and his environment that may result from the occurrence of natural events.
Which of these is NOT a characteristic of a natural disaster?
difficult to predict
humans can lessen impact
humans can stop them
A serious disruption of the functioning community or a widespread human, material, economic, or environmental losses.
It is the chance or likelihood of suffering harm and loss as a result of a hazardous event.
Disaster is frequently described as a result of various condition except ________.
exposure to hazard
conditions of vulnerability at present
having enough physical, social, and attitudinal capabilities
insufficient capacity or measures to to cope with disasters.
A situation or occurrence with capacity to bring damages to lives, properties, and the environment.
Element at risk
Which can't be prevented but can be anticipated generally?
Which can frequently be prevented and anticipated?
Which is/are classified as physical/material vulnerability?
land and water
Are those positive and abilities whichbare helpful to individuals, families and community in mitigating, preparing for, responding to and recovering from the hazard impact.
The people, properties, livelihood and private and public services, economic and social activities and network that are potentially threatened by a harmful event.
Factors would pertain totangible objects or infrastructure,like the availability of fire exits, or the sturdiness of the building that can harm you or help you
Which factors include assets and liabilities, income, and economic class?
It is one among the provinces in the Philippines which is considered as Earthquake proof area.
The possibility that something bad or unpleasantwill happen.
States that disaster risks related to changing social,
economic, environmental conditions and land use, and the impact of hazards associated with geological events, weather, water, climate change, are addressed in sector development planning and programmes as well as in post-disaster situations.
Type of Disaster which include war, bomb blasts and
Defined as a crisis situation causing wide spread damage which far exceeds our ability to recover.