Natural risk

Updated on 06/09/2018
Sens technique
Threat of a dangerous event caused by a natural phenomenon, called hazard, having damaging, unforeseen or badly prevented effects on developments, structures and people, the stakes being more or less serious, even catastrophic, according to their vulnerability. A natural risk is the confrontation between a hazard of natural origin and human, economic or environmental stakes.
according to the Regional Directorate for the Environment, Planning and Housing (DREAL) of the-Loire region
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Review status
Soumis au comité de relecture.