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Definition

Hazard: is a condition that tends to create or increase the possibility of loss, a source of danger, especially that created in nature.

A concrete example of the division between a natural hazard and a natural disaster is that the 1946 Hilo tsunami was a disaster, whereas tsunamis are a hazard.

Hawaiian Translation: Weliweli


Example

house in a hurricane

One of the hazards of a hurricane are homes can be destroyed.


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