How are hazards / risks distributed among different groups?

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April 25, 2018

Hazards/risks are distributed among different groups through geography. for example, areas near the Eastern shoreline like places in New Jersey are in a group because their zone damage is much more than those further away from the Eastern shorline like places in Nevada.

April 24, 2018

The distribution of risk and damage for hurricane Irene was spread throughout the east coast of the US starting at Florida and working its way up to New York. Based on this, many people of all races and social classes were affected by the hurricane

April 24, 2018
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The article finds that because Newark's population is 75% black and Hispanic, the hiring problem has a disproportionate impact on minorities.  Blacks and Hispanics are most at risk of this issue.

April 24, 2018

In comparison to other counties, Essex county has the largest number of children above the CDC blood lead level, 5% of Essex county children are affected.  They surpassed Passaic County's 3.4%.  This risk is more prominent in Essex county than any other group in the state.

April 24, 2018

The vulnerabilties impact the community in a long term influence, especially fire. Fire hazards need more attention. the government should update their Police and Fire policies around the expansion of the fire events.

April 24, 2018

The vulnerabilties impact the community in a long term influence, especially fire. Fire hazards need more attention. the government should update their Police and Fire policies around the expansion of the fire events.

April 24, 2018

This bar graph shows that blacks have the lowest median household income out of all races.  This means that they are at most risk of hazards, they are most affected by poverty, with Hispanics being the second most affected.

April 24, 2018

There are many vulnerabilities listed in this artifact that directly affect the community. To begin with, Bergen, Hudson, and Essex county are listed as the state's worse air quality. It also states that more than four in 10 people experience unhealthy air quality in the community within NJ.  

April 24, 2018

The main hazard of this artifact is the chemically polluted waters of the Passiac River and its effects on the marine life. Furthermore, it ish from the river are typically eaten by the locals. The main form of precaution exercised to avoid this health hazard would be the fish exchange tents which have been set up for locals to use exchange their catches from the Passaic with farm raised tilapia. 

April 24, 2018

the work and many things that aused more clean up after the storm sandy hit newark. 

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