Which of the Following Is the Best Answer for a "Hard
Which of the following is the best answer for a "hard" solution?
A) installing catchment basins below debris-flow channels
B) willful ignorance
C) Installing concrete barriers and riprap along coasts
D) levees on rivers
E) all except willful ignorance
Which of the following options best represents societal attitudes and tendencies toward natural disasters?
A) After a couple years have passed, people quickly forget that disasters can happen again.
B) People usually feel obliged to pay for their damaged property after an incident.
C) People who face losing major investments admit they should have been more cautious.
D) The homeowner is always responsible for property damage of their homes.
E) People always advocate that regions harmed by natural disasters should not be rebuilt.
Which of the following is the best option for describing mitigation?
A) continuing to challenge nature by building in vulnerable areas, but in safer ways
B) building in accordance with nature, in safe areas out of harm's way
C) willful ignorance
D) building more levees
E) installing bomb shelters in as many homes as possible to protect people from any possible natural hazard
Which of the following methods of mitigation is important in reducing losses?
A) strictly enforced building codes
B) loosely enforced building codes
C) decreased land use regulation
D) seeking reimbursement for financial losses from natural disasters from a government entity
E) willful ignorance