A natural disaster is the effect of a natural hazard [e.g. flood, tornado, volcano, earthquake] that affect the environment and leads to property damaged and human losses.
1.1 Land movement disasters
1.2 Water disasters
1.3 Weather disasters
1.5 Health and diseases
Tsunami is a Japanese ward with the English translation, ‘harbor wave.’ Tsunami is large powerful waves caused by earthquake in the sea / ocean. Earthquakes happen when earth surfaces suddenly moves against each other
Speed of Tsunami
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This has been one of the biggest natural disasters in recent human history.
Almost 230,000 people were killed over 11 countries. Measuring 9 on the Richter Scale
Most effected countries were Indonesia, Sri-Lanka India,Thailand in this tsunami.
It is the fourth-largest earthquake since such measurements began in 1899.
On December 26,2004 tsunami effected countries
Indonesia ,Sir- Lanka, India, Thailand, Myanmar, Maldives, Kenya Seychelles,Somalia, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Andaman island
8.8 Earthquake in Chile in 2010. the seventh largest on record. tsunami severely damaged over 500,000 homes, killed nearly 500 people and homeless thousands.
FOLLOWING SHOWS STRONG TSUNAMIS HAPPENED IN PAST YEARS
2010 Mexico is the recent tsunami
2007 Solomon Island
2006 Steep Point
2004 Indian ocean
1998 papua new Guinea
1906 San fransisco
Is it possible to prevent a tsunami?
In a word, no.
Once a tsunami has happened, there is no way to stop it; but with warning system in place, people can be evacuated.
Tsunami warning system
Tsunami Safety Rules
Quickly move to higher ground away from the coast.
All large earthquakes do not cause tsunami, but many do. If the quake is located near or directly under the ocean, then tsunami happened.
A tsunami is not a single wave, but a series of waves. Stay out of danger until an "ALL CLEAR
Never go down to the beach to watch for a tsunami! WHEN YOU CAN SEE THE WAVE YOU ARE TOO CLOSE TO ESCAPE. Tsunami can move faster than a person can run!
During a tsunami emergency, your local police, fire and other emergency organizations will try to save your life. Needs to listen to them.
If you are on a boat or ship and there is time, move your boat to deeper water
Turned your local radio, televisions during a tsunami emergency –
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