DIRR-112 WEEK 1-9

DIRR-112 WEEK 1-9
Critical facilities and lifelines are usually affected by a high magnitude hazard.
A: true

People in disaster affected areas do not suffer from psychological trauma after experiencing a devastating calamitous event.
A: false
Disasters can cause death, diseases, destruction and displacement.
A: true

A disaster has occurred because a hazard hit an area without people and their assets.
A: false

Elements at risk can also be categorized into tangible and intangible. The intangibles include social cohesion, community structure, and cultural losses.
A: true

Physical risk factors can either lessen or aggravate one's vulnerability to hazards, for example the level of strength of a building and the presence or absence of fire exits in the case of an earthquake.
A: true

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