3. Risk and Risk Assessment

What’s your risk assessment?

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The guardian – Where is the riskiest place to live?

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Download and fill in this document assessing risk levels: risk-relationships

Answer the following question using the supplied linked resources as a starting point:

Explain the reasons why individuals and communities often underestimate the probability of hazard event occurring? [10 Marks]

Disaster risk increasing, says UN

Volcano warning: Australian eruption ‘overdue’

A Map of Death

What will really happen when the Yellowstone supervolcano erupts?

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