Nom du média
01/11/2013Cities are not immune to natural hazards, violent environmental phenomena that are becoming more frequent and unexpected in their forms. Their destructive impacts are multiplied, frequently transforming hazards into urban disasters. Various factors accompany or cause these effects: lack of governance, poorly controlled urban development, dangerous occupations in high-risk areas. Ignorance, ignorance, ignorance, forgetfulness or even denial of both populations and local authorities to potential risks are all factors of unpreparedness to risks.