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Often when a hazard event occurs, other hazards are triggered by the initial event. These are known as secondary hazards. Which of the following is an example of a hazard that can potentially follow wildfires?
A wildfire that caused over $4.4 billion (unadjusted) damage and burned a significant amount of tropical rain forest for which loss calculations were attempted in terms of impacts on global carbon contributions occurred in which place?
c. Create an emergency plan for you and your family, which particularly includes arrangements for contacting one another in the face of a disaster, but does not necessarily address school and work situations.
Wildfires are a relatively common hazard throughout the U.S., occurring every year and in various regions. There is a distinct seasonality to this threat, although it is possible to have an event outside of the season. Which best describes wildfire season in Colorado?
We have talked about how important risk communication can be in saving lives and reducing injuries. Which of the following statements BEST describes the role of risk communication in reducing the hazard threat to people?
d. The urban-wildland interface is not of particular concern when considering wildfires because so many places are now creating and enforcing building codes that reduce the threat of fire to buildings.
While the focus of this class is on hazards geography and geography is one of the main disciplines contributing to hazards research, many disciplines actually contribute directly to