By admin_wla | Tue, 4 Feb 2014 - 12:13
A dangerous phenomenon, substance, human activity or condition that may cause loss of life, injury or other health impacts, property damage, loss of livelihoods and services, social and economic disruption, or environmental damage.
Hazards arise from a variety of geological, meteorological, hydrological, oceanic, biological, and technological sources, sometimes acting in combination.
Natural hazards include geological, hydrological, meteorological, oceanic and biologic hazards as well as forest fires.