Sickness and Disasters

Chris Jacobson

Flooding Causes

Natural Disasters happen all around the world and most disasters harm or destroy entire cities and places. Most disasters happen with no warning about when it will happen or why but most of them happen out of the blew. Flooding usually happens when there is a great deal of heavy rain and when certain terrain like rocks or paved ground makes it easier for the water to flow. The outcomes vary greatly on the geographical terrain and position of where the flood took place. After the flood you usually have disruptions of clean water and a growing concern for waterborne diseases. In some countries, Floods are the most expensive disasters, usually costing about 100 million dollars for countries to rebound back from the disaster.
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Problems of Emphysema

Emphysema is a leading cause of death in the world and can cause severe complications with the lungs. It also leads to more problems with the lungs that eventually give them more problems. One problem is that it can cause the lungs to collapse. if the lungs collapse you will have even more severe breathing difficulties. To treat Emphysema you can do breathing therapy and or get a lung transplant or you can just cut the lung out all together from the part where is it is infected.

Step to do when an Earthquake comes

1. When you notice an earthquake, Duck under a table or something that will support you and protect you. Not your fish tank or a window

2. When the quake stops go outside into an open area

3.Gather whatever you have or brought with you to help you

4. Stay away from buildings for a couple of hours or days because of aftershocks

5. Stay in touch with weather updates and disaster updates so you know what to expect

Tornadoes Vs Hurricanes. Who is worse?

Tornados vs. Hurricanes. Simularities and differences

Tornados and Hurricanes are both very similar but also very different. Here are some reasons why.


A hurricane is a cyclone that starts in an ocean and is at first categorized as a tropical storm. Winds can exceed over 74 MPH. A tornado is a rotating column of air that ranges a few yards for width of the tornado. A tornado usually has high, destructive winds, and usually starts from a funnel shaped cloud. Winds from a tornado usually are from 40-300+MPH. Both tornados and hurricanes both rotate clockwise in the southern hemisphere and counterclockwise in the northern hemisphere. Hurricanes are found in tropical warm waters or near tropical zones. Tornados have been spotted in all countries except Antarctica so basically they can start anywhere. I hope you learned a lot about tornados

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