Select a disaster triggered by a natural hazard that has occurred anywhere in the world. Describe the disaster. Explain what caused the disaster.
What happened? How did risk factors interact to produce the disaster and its impacts?
Describe how the four paradigms of hazards (in the powerpoint or textbook link attached) research help us understand risk and the human and economic losses associated with this disaster.
How can risk be reduced to prevent a similar disaster in the future?