HubMob weekly topic : Earthquakes and other natural disasters

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  1. Princessa profile image82
    Princessaposted 14 years ago

    HubMob weekly topic : Earthquakes and other natural disasters

  2. Patty Inglish, MS profile image88
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 14 years ago

    Can people live on the face of Mars under climate-control domes in future cities? Can we establish a climate with atmosphere-attracting plants, trees, and water beneath the domes like giant terrariums and open them all at once after we cover the planet with them? read more

  3. Uninvited Writer profile image81
    Uninvited Writerposted 14 years ago

    Do you have a disaster kit? Before any sort of disaster occurs, whether it be flood, earthquake, tsunami or fire, it makes common sense to prepare a disaster kit. read more

  4. Shirley Anderson profile image60
    Shirley Andersonposted 14 years ago

    Earthquakes, volcanoes, hurricanes, tsunamis...natural disasters of all kinds seem to be on the increase around the globe. When they happen, we are fascinated, horrified and saddened by the ferocity and destruction that accompanies them.  Learn why a natural disaster happens and how to be ready with emergency preparedness. read more

  5. LennyP profile image74
    LennyPposted 14 years ago

    Each year over 330,000 visitors flock to Yellowstone National Park to see it's main attraction, Old Faithful. About every ninety minutes Old Faithful erupts shooting thousands of gallons of water into the air. If these visitors knew what forces... read more

  6. KT pdx profile image67
    KT pdxposted 14 years ago

    It started with a spark from something in the office.  That day in 1994 would change the lives of the worship community at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Vancouver/Orchards, Washington, and touch the lives of people around the world.  I was doing... read more

  7. frogdropping profile image78
    frogdroppingposted 14 years ago

    The Lisbon Earthquake of 1755 inflicted untold damage upon the city and left thousands injured and dying. The disaster destroyed the once beautiful city, leaving it a shadow of its former glory. Discover how Lisbon was reborn from the ashes of one of the biggest natural disasters on record. read more

  8. Lissie profile image80
    Lissieposted 14 years ago

    Earthquakes I know something about - I am both a trained geologist and a New Zealander. I understand earthquakes and I know how to survive them - surprisingly it has little to do with having an earthquake survival kit. Disclaimer: I have only... read more

  9. Lissie profile image80
    Lissieposted 14 years ago

    Earthquake preparedness has come a long way since the 1931 earthquake in Napier, New Zealand. For example is the very little damage and injuries in the recent Christchurch earthquake. The earthquake destroyed both Napier and nearby town of Hastings... read more

  10. lumberjack profile image68
    lumberjackposted 14 years ago

    The Krakatoa Volcano Eruption of 1883 was bad, real bad.  Here is how I survived the volcano and tsunami.  What did I have in my volcano survivor kit? read more

  11. Herald Daily profile image60
    Herald Dailyposted 14 years ago

    If another Katrina hits, do you know what to do? To what extend can FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) help you? Find out here. Links to sites that help you prepare before disaster hits are included. read more

  12. Laila Rajaratnam profile image67
    Laila Rajaratnamposted 14 years ago

    Year 2004.We had a great
    Christmas! The next morning, Dec 26th, being a Sunday, we were all
    just lazing around. We felt the ground shake a bit beneath us. Before we could realize,
    it was over! We relaxed. It was 6.30 am. The city was calm and... read more

  13. Mezo profile image61
    Mezoposted 14 years ago

    How to prepare for an earthquake and what you can do to reduce the hazards to the minimum. You can actually DO something to prevent more damage from an earthquake. read more

  14. Mezo profile image61
    Mezoposted 14 years ago

    What should I do during an earthquake to stay safe and help others stay safe, too? read more

  15. Chuck profile image84
    Chuckposted 14 years ago

    Volcanoes, like their close cousins earthquakes, are responsible for both massive destruction as well as for the creation of many of the beautiful landscapes on our earth.  The Earth as we know it today was created eons ago.  The job, however, is... read more

  16. lotuslove19 profile image70
    lotuslove19posted 14 years ago

    Post Christmas Tsunami 2004
    Indian Ocean, have relatively rare tsunami .They are mostly prevalent in the Pacific ocean.The Indian Ocean tsunami of 26th December 2004 traveled at the speed of 3,000 miles to reach the coasts of Africa, reaching with sufficient force to take the life of people and destroy their property and live stock.It was as devastating as the earthquake that
    took place at Bhuj in Gujarat and people lost their lives and property

  17. Chuck profile image84
    Chuckposted 14 years ago

    I first encountered the term tsunami as a teenager while reading James A. Michener's epic novel, Hawaii.
    In one part of that book he describes an off shore earthquake in a remote area of the Pacific which led to the creation of a tsunami headed in... read more

  18. LensMan999 profile image60
    LensMan999posted 14 years ago

    What is ‘El Niño’ ? -It  is a climatic phenomenon that increases the temperature of the surface of the Pacific Ocean near the equatorial region. This phenomenon occurs in three years up to seven years long intervals. The full name is ‘El... read more

  19. Debilyn profile image60
    Debilynposted 13 years ago

    Whether you reside in "Tornado Alley", or in an area less plagued by severe weather, at some point in time you will be in need of Emergency Kits which will help you ride the storms out a little easier.

    Here's a late entry to the "Earthquakes and Other Natural Disasters" HubMob topic: … ORM-SEASON


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