1. Why should we question the data about natural hazards and disasters?
2. Outline the trends in global disasters – geophysical, hydro meteorological and biological.
2. Suggest why the number of disasters has increased but the number of deaths has fallen.
3. Why have a) the costs of disasters and b) the numbers of people affected risen sharply?
5. P 27 Philip Allan Table 2.3. Plot a scattergraph and describe and explain the pattern found.
6. Extra reading
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