Environment and HazardsJanuary 27, 2022
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) (ISDR)January 27, 2022
The reduction of the capacity of the environment to meet social objectives and needs. Potential effects are varied and may contribute to an increase in vulnerability and the frequency and intensity of natural hazards. Some examples: land degradation, deforestation, desertification, wild land fires, loss of biodiversity, land, water and air pollution, climate change, sea level rise, ozone depletion.