Environmental Hazards and Disaster Risk Quiz

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What do environmental hazards refer to?

Threats to the environment and human health from natural events or human activities

What is the goal of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)?

Preventing new, reducing existing disaster risk, and managing residual risk to strengthen resilience

What does Disaster Risk Management involve?

Implementing policies, strategies, and measures to assess, reduce, and manage disaster risks

Why is understanding and mitigating environmental hazards essential?

To ensure a sustainable and healthy environment

How does Disaster Risk Reduction contribute to sustainable development?

By preventing new, reducing existing disaster risk, and managing residual risk

Disaster Risk Reduction refers to a set of policy goals and strategies which are aimed at preventing new and reducing existing disaster risk and managing residual risk, all of which contribute to strengthening resilience and therefore to the achievement of sustainable

development

Environmental hazards refer to any potential threat to the environment, ecosystems, and human health caused by natural events or human

activities

These hazards can lead to pollution, ecological damage, and adverse health effects for both humans and

wildlife

Disaster Risk Management refers to the systematic process of implementing DRR policies, strategies, and measures to assess, reduce, and manage disaster risks in order to

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Understanding and mitigating these hazards are essential to ensure a sustainable and healthy

environment

Test your knowledge of environmental hazards, disaster risk reduction, and disaster risk management in this quiz. Explore topics such as natural events, human activities, pollution, ecological damage, and their impacts on human health and ecosystems. Enhance your understanding of disaster risk and management strategies.

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