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What is a Hazard
A hazard is a dangerous phenomenon, substance, human activity or condition that may cause the following:
loss of life, injury or other health impacts,
loss of livelihoods and services,
social and economic disruption, or
The above definition was taken from the United Nations (UN) International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) Terminology on Disaster Risk Reduction. Follow the link to look up other terminologies.
Hazards of Greatest Concern to Trinidad and Tobago
- Climate Change
- Hazard Maps
- Hurricanes and Tropical Storms
- Tsunamis and Coastal Hazards
- Other Hazards
Check the "We Ready" website for a range of hazard-related information!