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The final unit! Remember, you need to know tectonic and climatic hazards although you may be able to just focus on one type in the exam (you will have a choice, but it is sometimes safer to know both).

For this unit you need to know:

– causes of the hazard

– primary & secondary effects of the hazard

– how hazards can be managed

– how the impact & management of hazards compares between LEDCs and MEDCs

Types of hazards you should know:

Tectonic: Earthquakes (Haiti and Japan) & Volcanoes (Iceland and Montserrat)

Climatic: Tropical storms (Hurricane Katrina and Cyclone Nargis) & Droughts (Australia and Sahel)

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