the possibility of an adverse reaction or complication.
The probability of harmful consequences or expected losses (deaths, injuries, property, livelihoods, economic activity disrupted and environment damaged) resulting from interactions between natural or human-induced hazards and vulnerable conditions. Risk= Hazard x Vulnerability
The possibility of loss or injury resulting from a condition or treatment.
Chances of loss that result from an investment.
The expected number of lives lost, persons injured, damage to capital stock, and disruption of economic activity due to a particular natural hazard. The expected losses are consequently the product of a specific risk.
A term used to denote the physical units of property at risk or the object of insurance protection and not Perils or Hazard. Reinsurance by tradition permits each insurance company to frame its own rules for defining units of Risks. The word is also defined as chance of loss or uncertainty of loss. A-H · I-Q · R-Z
The probability of harm or injury (physical, psychological, social, or economic) occurring as a result of participation in a research study. Both the probability and magnitude of possible harm may vary from minimal to significant.
Possibilities of loss or injury resulting from a condition or its treatment.
Uncertainty in the possible outcomes of an action, i.e. possible returns on an investment. Risk is most commonly measured from the variance of possible outcomes. Higher risks are associated with higher rates of returns, typically in order to induce investment in riskier ventures.