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The Potential Impacts of Earthquakes, Floods and Volcanoes in the Waikato Region

TR1998/02

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This report examines the major natural hazards impacting on the Waikato Region and reassesses the priorities for the natural hazards programme. A targeted approach is recommended for each major hazard.

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Table of Contents
1 Overview
1 Major Natural Hazards
1 Volcanic
2 Earthquake
4 Flooding
5 Summary - Total exposure of the Waikato Region to major natural hazards
6 Impact - Summary and Conclusions
7 How is Environment Waikato making a difference?
8 Multiple Hazards
8 Other Products Making a Differencr
8 Complimentary Activities
8 Other Agencies
9 Emergency Management Groups and Lifeline Co-ordination Centres
10 Costs and Benefits
10 Programme - Summary and Conclusions
11 Recommendations and Priorities