Biological hazard

FJ

This is an organic or biological phenomenon caused by exposure to toxins, pathogenic microorganisms, and bioactive substances that may cause injury, illness, death, or other health effects, loss of livelihoods, property damage, social and economic disruption, loss of services, or environmental damage. Expansions of epidemic diseases, plant or animal contagion, bug or other animal plagues, and infestations are all examples of biological hazards.

References

  • HG (2020, February 22). Common Terminologies (A-z) Of Disaster Risk Reduction & Management. Humanitarian Global. Retrieved December 6, 2023, from Link