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[ANSWER] How do natural disasters weaken a community's social infrastructure?

Q: How do natural disasters weaken a community's social infrastructure?

a. Natural disasters tend to target the poorest members of a community.
b. Social systems are unbalanced by the damage caused by natural disasters.
c. Natural disasters can cause billions of dollars in property damage.
d. The number of natural disasters is increasing across the globe.
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A: The correct answer is c. Natural disasters weaken a community's social infrastructure by causing billions of dollars in property damage.

Frequency of natural disasters have increased in rapid amount in last several decades. Some types of natural disasters are more common in some places of the world than others. Communities of poor countries are those to have more serious impacts of the natural disaster. 

It is important for countries to develop emergency preparedness to be much safer and sustain less damage during an emergency situation caused by natural disasters.

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