From Disaster Risk Gateway


A process, phenomenon or human activity that may cause loss of life, injury or other health impacts, property damage, social and economic disruption, or environmental degradation.


UNDRR (2016). Report of the open-ended intergovernmental expert working group on indicators and terminology relating to disaster risk reduction

Available at: https://www.undrr.org/terminology/hazard

See also: (Anthropogenic) Hazards, (Biological) Hazards, (Environmental) Hazards, (Geological / Geophysical) Hazards, (Hydrometeorological) Hazards, (Natural) Hazards, (Technological) Hazards

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