NATURAL DISASTERS

BY KAMIL

PROBLEM OF DISASTER

Natural Disasters is an event which is caused by nature or natural processes of the earth. Cause mostly due to the extreme weather conditions. Also cause due to movement of the earth. There are many types of natural disasters, like hurricanes, tornadoes, floods,tsunamis, wildfire and blizzards. Technology is getting better in predicting when an natural disaster will hit a city or town around the world. Disaster are more common in some place then others. LIving by the Fault line or living by river are like to cause an disasters to happen.

FACT OF NATURAL DISASTERS AROUND THE WORLD

  • 1931 - Central China Floods July to Augest happened caused 3.7 million people died from drowning, disease and strauation.
  • 2010 - Haiti earthquake killed 200,000 and 2 million homeless and 3 million people need emergency aid
  • 2005 - Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast property damage was $81 billion US
  • 2004 - Indian Ocean earthquake lasted 10 seconds but killed 200,000 to 310,000 people
  • 2011 - Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami the 7th largest earthquake in the world killed or injured 15 million people
  • 2005 - Afghanistan Blizzard Temperatures fell below -30 c with 180 centimetre of snow

POSSABLE SOLUTIONS

  • Construction of better houses, roads and bridges
  • Early warning systems can help save life's of people. People can stock up on food, secure there homes and get to safe place fast.
  • GIving money to victim so they can help themselves and family re-build
  • Be Ready - have an emergency plan, family safe evacuation plan and emergency kits
  • Food - always have an week or month of supplies available in case of an disaster. Like food, batteries, flash lights and candles.y