Vulnerability is an essential element for defining disaster impacts and its threat to people. How and in what ways can vulnerability to disasters be characterized? Discuss different types of vulnerability with reference to disasters. (10 Marks)

Mentor’s comment- The question basically has three parts-First parts makes a factual statement which links vulnerability with disaster impact and its threat for the people. In the second part of the question, we are asked to characterise the vulnerability. The third part asks to discuss the types of vulnerabilities. In the intro, define what you … Continue reading Vulnerability is an essential element for defining disaster impacts and its threat to people. How and in what ways can vulnerability to disasters be characterized? Discuss different types of vulnerability with reference to disasters. (10 Marks)