natural hazard

natural hazard
стихийное бедствие

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  • Natural hazard — This article is about the natural hazards that may lead to disasters. For natural disasters, see natural disaster. A natural hazard[1] is a threat of a naturally occurring event that will have a negative effect on people or the environment. Many… …   Wikipedia

  • Natural disaster — Not to be confused with environmental disaster. A natural disaster is the effect of a natural hazard (e.g., flood, tornado, hurricane, volcanic eruption, earthquake, heatwave, or landslide). It leads to financial, environmental or human losses.… …   Wikipedia

  • Hazard (disambiguation) — A hazard is an event posing a threat to life, health, property or environment. Hazard may also refer to:* Chemical hazard, a property of a material dangerous to human life or health * A hazard, for instance a natural hazard, a danger or source of …   Wikipedia

  • Hazard — A hazard is a situation which poses a level of threat to life, health, property or environment. Most hazards are dormant or potential, with only a theoretical risk of harm, however, once a hazard becomes active , it can create an emergency… …   Wikipedia

  • hazard — hazardable, adj. hazarder, n. hazardless, adj. /haz euhrd/, n. 1. an unavoidable danger or risk, even though often foreseeable: The job was full of hazards. 2. something causing unavoidable danger, peril, risk, or difficulty: the many hazards of… …   Universalium

  • hazard — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, great, major, real, serious ▪ constant ▪ possible, potential …   Collocations dictionary

  • hazard — I UK [ˈhæzə(r)d] / US [ˈhæzərd] noun [countable] Word forms hazard : singular hazard plural hazards ** something that could be dangerous or could cause damage or accidents One of the most widespread natural hazards is flooding. hazard of: We know …   English dictionary

  • hazard — haz|ard1 [ hæzərd ] noun count ** something that could be dangerous or cause damage or accidents: One of the most widespread natural hazards is flooding. hazard of: We know the hazards of modern warfare. hazard to: Broken glass is a hazard to… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hazard — 01. Cell phones in cars can be a real [hazard], in that they distract drivers from the road. 02. Smoking is [hazardous] to your health; everyone knows that! 03. The proper disposal of [hazardous] waste has always been a problem for nuclear power… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • Natural gas — For other uses, see Natural gas (disambiguation). Natural gas extraction by countries in cubic meters per year. Natural gas is a naturally occurring gas mixture consisting primarily of methane, typically with 0–20% higher hydrocarbons[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Natural environment — This article is about the environment. For other uses, see Environment (disambiguation). See also: Nature Land management policies have been developed to preserve the natural characteristics of Hopetoun Falls, Australia while allowing ample… …   Wikipedia

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