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Unit 3 Test

Climate, Natural Disasters & Hazards

TermDefinition
physical process a natural force that can be explained scientifically and that produces change or development on Earth
natural hazard when physical forces create an extreme event that is somewhat unpredictable and that may have a negative effect on people
the four elements fire, earth, air, and water
natural disaster when a natural hazard causes severe damage, injury, or loss of life or property
building codes a set of rules that specify the minimum acceptable level of safety for constructed structures
mitigate to make something less harsh, severe, or violent
preparedness a state of full readiness; ready for action
vulnerability the extent to which a country, area, or community or structure risks being damaged by a disaster
developing country a non-modernized and poor country that has not created a strong industrial base
Created by: AMS SS6