Natural Hazards: Hurricanes, Cyclones, and Typhoons
Hurricanes and typhoons are tropical cyclones with different origins and areas of impact. They are meteorological natural disasters that have significant impacts, could have cascading effects, and could be exploited for terror purposes.
Hurricanes, cyclones, and typhoons in the context of security and emergency management go beyond a simple definition. They must be looked at not just from the physical characteristics and potential devastation, but holistically with regard to cascading events, resiliency, and homeland security impacts.
KeywordsNatural disasters Hurricanes, cyclones, and typhoons Emergency preparedness and management Cascading effects Homeland security Mitigation
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