Natural Disasters
What is a natural disaster? <ul><li>-An event or force of nature that has catastrophic consequences, </li></ul><ul><li>-T...
What are different types of natural disasters? <ul><li>Volcanoes- an opening, or rupture, in the Earth's surface, which al...
Tornados- a violently rotating column of air which is in contact with both a cloud base and the surface of the earth. Aval...
<ul><li>Recent natural disasters have drawn attention around the world and created a growing interest and need for informa...
<ul><li>Natural disasters can occur with or without warning. It is important to know the warning signs and be as prepared...
Why should I prepare? <ul><li>Being prepared will help reduce fear and anxiety and help you to feel more confident for the...
References <ul><li>http://www.fema.gov/hazard/index.shtm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/ </li></ul><ul>...
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Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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  • 1. Natural Disasters
  • 2. What is a natural disaster? <ul><li>-An event or force of nature that has catastrophic consequences, </li></ul><ul><li>-These extreme, sudden events caused by environmental factors can injure people and damage land and property. </li></ul>
  • 3. What are different types of natural disasters? <ul><li>Volcanoes- an opening, or rupture, in the Earth's surface, which allows hot, molten rock, ash and gases to escape from below the surface </li></ul>Landslides- a movement of a mass of rocks or soil from a higher point to a lower one.
  • 4. Tornados- a violently rotating column of air which is in contact with both a cloud base and the surface of the earth. Avalanches- a slide of a large snow (or rock) mass down a mountainside,
  • 5. <ul><li>Recent natural disasters have drawn attention around the world and created a growing interest and need for information and knowledge on these catastrophic events. </li></ul>Indian Ocean Tsunami, Dec 2004 Hurricane Katrina, 2005
  • 6. <ul><li>Natural disasters can occur with or without warning. It is important to know the warning signs and be as prepared as possible… </li></ul>
  • 7. Why should I prepare? <ul><li>Being prepared will help reduce fear and anxiety and help you to feel more confident for the impact and results of the disaster. </li></ul><ul><li>Being prepared and knowing what to expect can also minimize the damage and injuries that result. </li></ul><ul><li>Being prepared will help you know to respond and react to the severity of the disaster. </li></ul>
  • 8. References <ul><li>http://www.fema.gov/hazard/index.shtm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natural_disaster </li></ul><ul><li>http://library.thinkquest.org/16132/frames.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.tsunamis.com/tsunami-pictures.html </li></ul>