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Multi-Hazard

From Disaster Risk Gateway

Definition

The selection of multiple major hazards that the country faces, and the specific contexts where hazardous events may occur simultaneously, cascadingly or cumulatively over time, and taking into account the potential interrelated effects.

Source

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: Hazard

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