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The graph above shows the percentage of people who were:
The most frequently mentioned natural hazards were:
In 2003, 35 per cent of people living in our region were both aware and ready for a natural hazard event that may affect them. A further 16 per cent of people said they were ready for a natural hazard event, but could not name one. This means that about half of the people (48 per cent) in the Waikato region are prepared for a natural hazard event that might damage them or their property. In 1998, only 29 per cent were prepared. Whether there is any change in readiness will be checked again in the 2009 survey.