Tsunamis: Death tolls

By: Kelly

Death Tolls

- The death toll of the 2011 tohoku tsunami in japan is confirmed to be 15,894

- The death toll of the boxing day tsunami is 227, 898( about a third of that is children) and millions more were left homeless


The main causes for theses deaths are: Drowning (most common), disease outbreak, a broken building falling on you. Here are some diseases that can happen after a tsunami: typhoid fever, cholera, chicken pox, measles, scabies, malaria, and dengue fever.