West Texas Plant Explosion
Abi, Nila, Giulia
Brief Summary about the Plant Explosion
On April 17, an explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, took part of the small town located some 20 miles north of Waco. The massive explosion killed about 15 people and about 160 people were injured. The accurate time when the explosion happened is 7:50 p.m. The explosions caused a lot of damage: 60-80 home wiped out, 50-75 homes destroyed, 50-unit apartments damaged. On April 19, it was told that 60 people were missing, 12 bodies were recovered, and at least 200 bodies injured.
THE AREAS THAT GOT AFFECTED BY THE NATURAL DISASTER:
Food and Water
Long-term impacts from the natural disaster
Some long-term imapacts are:
-It would take a long term to recover the whole ecosystem .The fertilizer plant explosion destroyed houses,buildings,homes, etc.
-The people who are affected by the explosion might have recover from whatever diagnous they are suffering from.
Another Natural Disaster event to a similar neutral disaster that occured in an earlier point of time- CHERNOBYL DISASTER