Short and long-term effects and responses to natural hazards

True or false? There are two types of effects caused by tectonic hazards, these are primary and secondary effects.

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Which type of effects are things that happen immediately as the result of a hazard?

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Which type of effects happen in the hours, days and weeks after the initial hazard?

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Which of the following is not an example of a primary effect of an earthquake?

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Which of the following is not an example of a secondary effect of an earthquake?

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Which of the following is not an example of a primary effect of a volcanic eruption?

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Which of the following is not an example of a secondary effect of a volcanic eruption?

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True or false? Human response to tectonic hazards can be immediate or long-term. Short-term or immediate responses occur in the days and weeks immediately after a disaster has happened. Short-term responses mainly involve search and rescue and helping the injured. Long-term responses are those that go on for months and years after a disaster. It involves constructing destroyed houses, schools, hospitals, etc. It also involves taking steps to boost the local economy.

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Which of the following is not an example of a short-term response to a natural hazard?

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Which of the following is not an example of a long-term response to a natural hazard?

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Effects and responses to natural hazards
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Good try, you could do with revising this area a bit more though.

Oh dear, you definitely need to work on this area.




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