Disaster Readiness and Risk Reduction Quarter 1 – Module 10: Hazard: Its Impact, Identification and Risk Assessment

Have you heard of people who lost their job and suffered extreme depression because of an epidemic? What about people who were physically injured in the workplace while performing their tasks? How do concerned government agencies address an epidemic like the COVID-19 outbreak? The answers to such questions will be revealed as you progress in this module.

Your knowledge of hazards and their types from the previous module is key to understanding the impacts of various hazards on different exposed elements and the method of hazard identification and risk assessment.

In this lesson, you will be acquainted with a systematic examination of a process and task being carried out at work for the purpose of identifying hazards and accompanying risks. Furthermore, you will determine which risks need to be prioritized and what actions are needed to be taken in order to manage risks, if not totally eliminate them.

Senior High School (SHS) Disaster Readiness and Risk Reduction Self-Learning Module (SLM)

Upon completion of this module, you are expected to:

  1. explain the impacts of various hazards on different exposed elements;
  2. classify hazard impacts;
  3. perform hazard identification and risk assessment; and
  4. recognize the value of being disaster-resilient.

Disaster Readiness and Risk Reduction Quarter 1 – Module 10: Hazard: Its Impact, Identification and Risk Assessment

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Disaster Readiness and Risk Reduction Quarter 1 – Module 1: Basic Concept of Disaster and Disaster Risk
Disaster Readiness and Risk Reduction Quarter 1 – Module 2: Risk Factors Underlying Disasters
Disaster Readiness and Risk Reduction Quarter 1 – Module 3: Disasters and Its Effects
Disaster Readiness and Risk Reduction Quarter 1 – Module 4: Disasters from Different Perspectives
Disaster Readiness and Risk Reduction Quarter 1 – Module 5: Vulnerability
Disaster Readiness and Risk Reduction Quarter 1 – Module 6: Vulnerability in Disaster
Disaster Readiness and Risk Reduction Quarter 1 – Module 7: Vulnerabilities of Different Elements Exposed to Hazards
Disaster Readiness and Risk Reduction Quarter 1 – Module 8: Effects of Hazard, Exposure and Vulnerability to Disaster Risks
Disaster Readiness and Risk Reduction Quarter 1 – Module 9: Hazard and Its Types
Disaster Readiness and Risk Reduction Quarter 1 – Module 11: Earthquake Hazards and Risk Reduction Methods
Disaster Readiness and Risk Reduction Quarter 1 – Module 12: Natural Signs of Impending Tsunami
Disaster Readiness and Risk Reduction Quarter 1 – Module 13: Effects of Different Earthquake Hazards
Disaster Readiness and Risk Reduction Quarter 1 – Module 14: Interpret Earthquake Hazard Map
Disaster Readiness and Risk Reduction Quarter 1 – Module 15: Potential Volcano-Related Hazards
Disaster Readiness and Risk Reduction Quarter 1 – Module 16: Signs of Impending Volcanic Eruption
Disaster Readiness and Risk Reduction Quarter 1 – Module 17: Different Volcano Hazard Maps

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