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Geohazards are defined as geological states that may lead to widespread damage or risk. These are geological and environmental conditions that include geological processes of a long or short-term type.

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Geohazard regarded as the suite of threats to human resources arising from the instability of the surface features of the earth. The threat arises from landform response to surficial processes, although the initiating processes may originate at great distances from the surface.


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