sinkholes

By: Seth Moultrie ,Joaquin Jenkins

HOW THE DISASTER IS FORMED OR CREATED?

Sinkholes are formed when the land surface above collapses or when surface material is carried downward into the voids.

Historical impact on Florida

According to the report, "total sinkhole costs over the sample period amounted to approximately $1.4 billion and increased from $209 million in 2006 to $406 million in 2009."

HOW SINKHOLES EFFECTS LIVING ORGANISIMS?

Sinkholes effect living organisms by it can destroy animals homes and the animals goes into communities and start to attack people. Also it can destroy humans homes and force them to live somewhere else.

WAYS TO PROTECT AND PREPARE

  1. Get every on out of your home
  2. Block off area so no one can go near
  3. call insurance company and the local authorities
  4. warn neighbors so that if it spreads than they will not get hurt
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