Essay On Environmental Hazards

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Simona Gueorguieva 8R Environmental health hazards
An environmental hazard is a substance, state or incident which has the potential to threaten the surrounding natural environment and / or harmfully affect people 's health. This term involves topics like pollution and natural disasters such as storms and earthquakes.
Hazards can be categorized in four types:
Physical hazards: are physical processes that occur naturally in the environment. These include natural disaster events such as earthquakes, tornadoes, volcanoes, blizzards, landslides, and droughts.
Chemical hazards: can be both natural and human-made chemicals in the environment. Human-made chemical hazards include many of the artificial chemicals we produce, like disinfectants,
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By not causing pollution, schools should not litter and should recycle more. Children at schools should keep their schools neat and tidy by not littering and recycling so that they can have a good public image. When kids at schools don’t do any sports or cultural activities they should help out at schools by doing gardening activities to improve environmental monitoring.

Environmental issues in Indonesia are associated with the country 's high population density and rapid industrialisation, and they are often given a lower priority due to high poverty levels, and an under-resourced governance.
Issues include large-scale deforestation and related wildfires causing heavy smog and environmental problems associated with rapid urbanisation and economic development, including air pollution, traffic congestion, garbage management, and reliable water and waste water services.
Physical effects:
A physical hazard is defined as "A factor within the environment that can harm the body without necessarily touching it. Wildfires that cause heavy smog, air pollution, can make people sick and can cause many diseases in the country. Many people can die and the population rate will decrease which means there will be less people working and there will be less jobs which make the countries economy
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