Cleaning Up After Natural Disasters

By: Regan Kennedy

Vocabulary

Landmass- A continent or another large piece of land


Sewage- A form of waste that is taken away from homes and buildings by drains, or pipes.


Sanitation- Process that keeps an area from being dirty, and causing diseases.

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  • Hurricanes begin to become weak when they hit land due to lack of warm water
  • Cleaning up after a hurricane can be very difficult because there is a lot of damage, and it also cost a lot of money and time.
  • First step of cleaning up is to help/rescue those who are injured and give them food, shelter, and clothing.
  • The next step is to drain the flooded areas, repair the sewage lines, restore electrical power, and knock down damaged buildings.
After Hurricane Patricia