|Disaster and the Environment - 1st edition (Department of Humanitarian Affairs/United Nations Disaster Relief Office - Disaster Management Training Programme - United Nations Development Programme , 1993, 60 p.)|
|PART 2. The human dimensions of environmental change|
This part of the module:
Defines the human factors that affect the environment.
Shows how these factors contribute to environmental degradation and vulnerability to disasters.
Lists adverse effects of 13 hazards on the environment.
Brazils Atlantic forest, which once covered a million square kilometers, is now only 7% of its original size.