hazard, exposure, and vulnerability
He emphasizes that it's not the natural phenomenon that people have to prepare for, but the hazards spawned or triggered by them
the community can create multi-scenario, multi-hazard maps that help them identify which areas are vulnerable and which are not.
The speaker also emphasizes that it is incorrect to call these events "natural disasters" since they are caused by human actions or inactions, implying that people should have been better prepared.
severe weather phenomena are not the hazards themselves, rather, they trigger hazards such as floods, landslides, storm surges, and severe winds
agmay also mentions the hazards of landslides and fire, and advises people to prepare accordingly by checking their location on hazard maps and turning off gas valves to prevent gas leaks. F
Alfredo Mahar Lagmay discusses four types of hazards that the Philippines is prone to - liquefaction, tsunamis, storm surges, and volcanism.
Building capacity, increasing knowledge, and implementing mitigation efforts can lower disaster risks and minimize losses of life and property.
demographics, exposure, capacity, and vulnerability
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