Natural Disasters

  • Cooling the Lava: The Battle to Save Heimaey
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    Cooling the Lava: The Battle to Save Heimaey

    by morningstar183 years ago

    Read about the terrifying ordeal of waking up to an active volcano erupting just outside your front door and how a town was sacrificed.A synopsis of a chapter in John McPhee's "Controlling Nature."

  • How to Manage Disaster
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    How to Manage Disaster

    by Writer-4u6 years ago

    Disaster Management The term 'DISASTER' has been taken from a French word 'Desastre' (French 'des' means bad and 'astre' means star) meaning bad evil star. A disaster whether natural or human induced, is an event which...

  • How to survive a tsunami: A guide to escaping a natural disaster
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    How to survive a tsunami: A guide to escaping a natural disaster

    by Rickrideshorses3 years ago

    Millions of people have been killed by tsunamis in the last hundred years alone. The immense tidal waves are one of the worst natural disasters on earth. And unfortunately, little can be done to mitigate against the...

  • The Worst Hurricanes in History
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    The Worst Hurricanes in History

    by cvanthul5 years ago

    From June to November hurricanes pose a potential risk to the eastern and Gulf Coast regions of the US, the Caribbean and Central America. The worst hurricanes in history have caused devastating loss of life and...

  • New Earthquake Safety Survival Plan
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    New Earthquake Safety Survival Plan

    by India Arnold4 years ago

    What you learned in grade school about earthquake survival may not be the best safety advice for modern times. Read how to find the "Triangle of Life" in a big earthquake! Discover the most modern life saving earthquake...

  • Lost Civilizations and Earth Crust Shifts
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    Lost Civilizations and Earth Crust Shifts

    by Buildreps5 months ago

    Earth Crust Shifts are part of earth's balancing system. Many ancient civilizations were lost due to Great Floods that were caused by Crustal Shifts. The driver of crustal shifts has been discovered.

  • Recent Natural Disasters - the Worst Earthquakes
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    Recent Natural Disasters - the Worst Earthquakes

    by Mel Jay16 months ago

    After so many recent natural disasters the world is wondering if natural disasters are becoming more frequent and more intense. So far there have been 792 earthquakes in 2014 between magnitudes 5-8.2.

  • Which are the Deadliest Natural Disasters?
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    Which are the Deadliest Natural Disasters?

    by Kimberly Vaughn2 years ago

    Natural Disasters seem to be happening at an alarming rate. l have researched information from governmental agencies and news sources to find out what natural disasters occur the most frequently and which create the...

  • Recent Natural Disasters - the Worst Tsunamis
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    Recent Natural Disasters - the Worst Tsunamis

    by Mel Jay3 years ago

    A tsunami is an enormous wave caused by earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, nuclear detonations, meteorite impacts, underwater explosions, landslides, avalanches and tectonic plate movements.

  • Famous Floods
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    Famous Floods

    by hassam5 years ago

    Flood is overflowing of water from its normal or artificial banks onto land which is normally dry, such as a river overwhelmed by its floodplain. Uncontrollable floods due to excessive rainfalls can cause excessive...

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