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  • Natural Disasters
    A tsunami is a wave or series of waves caused by the displacement of water, as with seismic activity. Tsunami can be caused by landslides, glacier activity, underwater explosions, and earthquakes....

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    Natural disasters provide fertile ground for stories involving personal loss and the process of grieving. Such catastrophes can assume any number of forms, including earthquakes and tsunamis,...

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    The Pacific “Ring of Fire” is the most geologically-dynamic region on the planet. The convergence of numerous minor and major plates creates endless tectonic activity and the string of...

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    There are some sorts of natural disasters that are common to all parts of the Ring of Fire. Given that the Ring of Fire is a very large region, however, there are some disasters that only occur in...

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    The last two major natural disasters to have hit Asia were both tsunamis. One of them was in the Indian Ocean in 2004 and the other was in Japan in 2011. The tsunami in the Indian Ocean is called...

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    The peoples of Asia survive and cope with so many natural disasters for the simple reason that they have no choice. The human capacity for survival has been proven innumerably throughout history,...

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    Some of the failure of the international community to effectively respond can be found in the magnitude of the disaster and how much needed to be done to provide assistance. The 2010 Earthquake in...

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  • Disaster Planning
    Community leaders should develop an emergency plan prior to a tornado. It is important that they communicate this plan and education their citizens regarding the plan prior to a tornado occurring....

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    There is no way for the world to avoid the consequences of such “environmental surprises.” As long as there are people alive in the world and the world has weather and seismic activity, there...

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    The El Nino phenomenon, which occurs every three to five years, is caused by warmer water in the eastern Pacific Ocean. This water is warmer because as trade winds lessen or reverse their...

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    Lightning is concentrated over land and uncommon over the oceans because daily sunshine heats up the land surface quicker than the ocean. The greatest occurrence of lightning on an annual basis is...

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    Temperatures tend to swing less between both daily and annual extremes near large bodies of water. This is true because of the large heat capacity of water. When sunlight hits the ground and other...

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    I would have to say that one of the social impacts of the Cyclone was that Australia showed a tremendous resolve on a national level. Media reports were out in full force early on that this storm...

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    Cyclone Yasi was intensely powerful in terms of measuring its economic impact to Australia. At total damages estimated at close to 3.6 billion dollars, its economic impact is substantial. Accounts...

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    I think that the Australian government's response to Cyclone Yasi can be demonstrated in the fact that there was only one fatality associated with the cyclone and that was an indirect fatality....

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    Pyroclastic flows are fast currents of hot gases, rock, and volcanic ash that move rapidly in response to gravity. They move away from the vent that erupted them at extremely high speeds making...

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    The Hawaiian Island chain contains eight major islands and numerous smaller ones, all formed by volcanic eruptions as the Pacific tectonic plate moved over a hot spot in the earth's crust. The hot...

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    One way in which this statement could be said to be true would be related to climate change. Scientists have argued that extreme weather, e.g. hurricanes, flooding, and tornadoes is intensified by...

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    Earthquakes are associated with fires largely because they break gas pipes and bring down electrical lines. In less developed countries, they can also cause fires by upsetting things like kerosene...

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  • Natural Disasters
    This is a great question. There is an overlap between the two and this is one of the reasons why it is hard to know the difference between natural disasters and natural hazards. Natural hazards are...

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    No. This would not be a natural disaster unless there are economic losses that you have not mentioned in the question. A natural disaster is a natural event, but one that has a major negative...

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    Rocas ganaderas Partido Parodia Rocks) LetrasLa agricultura Rocks! Está en la casa esta noche!Todo el mundo siempre tiene un buen rato!Hace que te quieres perder tu mente!Todo el mundo siempre...

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