Course NumberEN-02-705
PDH Hours2
Introduction to Natural Hazards

Introduction to Natural Hazards

Author: Michael Penzo

This On-Demand webinar provides an introduction to natural hazards. The occurrences of natural disasters on a world scale are increasing. Natural disaster cause tremendous loss of life and/or property damage across the planet. Earthquakes, floods, cyclones (hurricanes) kill several million people each year, with an average worldwide loss of life of about 150,000 people. Annual average property damage exceeds $50 billion. Impact risks and their relation to humans and the environment, depending on the nature of hazards, are spatial and temporal in nature.

Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of fifteen (15) questions to earn 2 PDH credit.

Learning Objectives

This course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Overview of natural hazards and disasters
  • Economic and human life impacts due to natural disasters
  • Evaluation of risks and their potential harm to humans and the environment

We provide technical courses for PDH credits that meet Board requirements for Professional Engineers, Geologists and Land Surveyors.

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