9th Class Social Science Becoming a Disaster Manager Question Bank Short Answer Type Questions - Becoming a Disaster Management-Understanding Key Terms

  • question_answer Name the main factors that force the people to move to hazard prone areas.

    Answer:

    Factors that force the people to move to hazard prone areas are:
    (a) Poverty: Economically underprivileged people are forced to move to hazard prone areas.
    (b) Population growth: Due to high density of population there is scarcity of land, hence people are forced to move to hazard prone areas.
    (c) Urbanisation: In urban areas, land is required for roads, industries, factories and various commercial purposes, creating scarcity of land and high price of land. Therefore people are forced to move to hazard prone areas.


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