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