Natural Disasters

Buildings That Provide an Environment Free From Disease and Other Natural Disasters

It is fundamental to clearly delineate and define the key concepts used in this study. The study uses the definition of housing put forward by the World Health Organization whereby housing embodies not just the structure but also the essential amenities needed to improve living conditions in an environment which is free from diseases and other natural disasters. In order to describe the current housing situation, the study grouped housing quality in two dimensions: the physical structure, …


Natural Disasters in People’s Lives

There are a lot of problems that people encountered in their lives this includes; earthquake, tsunami, pollution, typhoon, landslide, El Niño and other natural disasters. Among of the natural disasters, the climate change is the one of the problem that peoples difficulty to face. This is also the problem that people living in past thirty years experienced. What do you think climate change is? What is the effect of the climate change to us? What do you think is the cause of the sudden cha…


Concept of Flooding As a Natural Disaster

Concept of Flooding Flooding is a natural and recurring event for a river or stream. Flooding is a result of heavy or continuous rainfall exceeding the absorptive capacity of soil and the flow capacity of rivers, streams, and coastal areas (Nelson, 2011). Flooding is an overflowing of water onto land that is normally dry. Floods can happen during heavy rains, when ocean waves come on shore, when snow melts too fast, or when dams or levees break. Flooding may happen with only a few inches of …


What Is Disaster?

INTRODUCTION Disaster: Disaster is a catastrophe, mishap, calamity or grave occurrence in any area, arising from natural or manmade causes, or by accident or negligence which results in substantial loss of life or human suffering or damage to, and destruction of, property, or damage to, or degradation of, environment, and is of such a nature or magnitude as to be beyond the coping capacity of the community of the affected area defined by The DM Act 2005. Few terms associated with disaster…


Impact Of Flood On Land Use Transportation

Mobility especially in the form of transportations requires an increasing share of land, both within cities and in rural areas. Effective utilization of land encourages urban activities, and roads and other transportation facilities are maintained so as to allow for new transportation-related activity. Creating new roads or expanding existing ones increases the attractiveness of the land they pass through, promoting new urban facilities. When cities are growing slowly, it is easy for land utili…


Definition of Evacuation in Emergencies

Final Exam “Evacuation is the relocation of threatened populations to places outside the hazard impact area,” writes Perry and Lindell (2007, p.118). According to the authors, evacuation can protect people during emergencies but for an evacuation plan to be effective warnings must be provided ahead of time, local authorities must have access to an effective warning system and emergency managers must provide adequate transportation with clear evacuation routes (Perry & Lindell, 2…


Problems that people encountered in their lives

There are a lot of problems that people encountered in their lives this includes; earthquake, tsunami, pollution, typhoon, landslide, El Niño and other natural disasters. Among of the natural disasters, the climate change is the one of the problem that peoples difficulty to face. This is also the problem that people living in past thirty years experienced. What do you think climate change is? What is the effect of the climate change to us? What do you think is the cause of the sudden cha…


Our environment is constantly changing, however as our environment changes so does

Our environment is constantly changing. However, as our environment changes, so does the need to become increasingly aware of the problems that surround it. With a massive influx of natural disasters, warming and cooling periods, different types of weather patterns and much more, people need to be aware of what types of environmental problems our planet is facing. Our planet is poised at the brink of a severe environmental crisis. Current environmental problems make us vulnerable to disaster…


A Problem of Smog

Smog is one of the major forms of air pollution. It makes being outside a health threat. Some of the major contributors to smog are automobiles, factories, and other things of this nature. High temperatures stimulate the effects of smog, therefore, the highest levels of smog are on hot summer days. This means that most of the problems associated with smog occur in the summer months. Health effects vary from person to person. There is evidence that suggests that it can cause some short-ter…


Forest Fires in Los Alamos

Executive Summary  This report is about the Los Alamos prescribed forest fires. May 4, 2000 the Bandilier National monument superintendent ordered a prescribed fire. This particular fire got out of hand and ended up burning the town of Los Alamos. In this report I tell about who ordered the fire, and what exactly was lost because of the fire. There are also a few paragraphs on alternative methods to prescribed burns, which are timber harvesting and mechanical thinning. Introduction …


Charlotte Pesticide Fire

Introduction The Charlotte Pesticide Fire occurred on 18th August 1993. Before the fire, the plant workers of Rhone-Poulenc AG Co. were involved in pesticide production. During the fire twenty-one, people were injured in the incident where the workers were sheltered in place. The county officials brew the sirens to warn residents within a mile away to remain indoors. The fire involved hydrochloric acid, methyl isobutyl ketones, dimethyl disulfide, and chloro acetaldoxime (Cashman 67). After …


Tourism Industry and Climate Change

Since 1991 when the G Adventures operated their first tour to Ecuador, the company understands how to keep the balance between adventures and responsible travel, including contribution in something valuable to the destination. G Adventures is a tour operator designed to connect backpacking and mainstream travel and to connect travellers with local people in the countries they visit. G Adventures is focusing on targeted experiences with our YOLO “You only live once” tours (for youn…


Managing Risks in Fashion Designing Industry

INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study The fashion industry which is also known as the cutthroats is a competitive, fun and very tasking industry. According to Rutendo Chidawanyika, Fashion is creativity, innovation, style and having fun while at it. It makes the world go round. Fashion designers come up with new styles which become trends, meaning it is a style that will be popular among people. Fashion designers play a big role in the fashion industry, they are the reason we wear …


The Federal Emergency Agency and Natural Disasters

Emergency management started in the 1800’s after a fire destroyed a town in New Hampshire. Right now, the only big thing that has happened to FEMA in the past 3 years is the rebuild of its reputation. The major shift in how the emergency management became what it is now is the events of September 11th, 2001. The principles of the federal emergency agency are due to the inadept response to Hurricane Katrina. When 9/11 occurred, the hazard that had occurred changed the risk management appro…


Dispersion Modelling for Accidental Release

BACKGROUND OF STUDY From the early days of industrial revolution till date, the world has experienced a hand full of major accidents with numerous fatalities, economic losses, and damage to the man and to the environment. These accidents are considered highly dangerous to human health and the environment. Consequence assessment is very important to predict and prevent deleterious effects of these events. Oxidizing agents have the largest application in microbiological control of the water …


Importance of Knowledge about Word Changes

Education is important to everyone. This gives knowledge to the world and changes it into something better; helps develop in people a new perspective at life, as well as help build opinions and points on things. This can either be education from the school or from experiences on the outside world but what’s mostly within the set is the education at school (Doumbia, 2019). In 2019, Reddy stated that school is a sacrosanct place and is touted to be the second home of the children for it te…


Economic Impact of Natural Disasters on Countries

Significance As stated by the United Office for Disaster Risk Reduction(UNDRR), a disaster can be defined as “a serious disruption of the functioning of a community or society involving widespread human, material, economic, or environmental losses and impacts, which exceeds the ability of the affected community or society to cope with using its resources”. Natural disasters include floods, earthquakes, landslides, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, drought, avalanches, wildfires et…


Human Trafficking in Caribbean and Latin American

According to the United Nation,human trafficking(2016) “is the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of the abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability or of the giving or receiving of payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person, for the purpose of exploitation.”Organizations such as CARICOM and…


The Global Initiatives to Fight Human Trafficking

According to the United Nation,human trafficking(2016) “is the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of the abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability or of the giving or receiving of payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person, for the purpose of exploitation.”Organizations such as CARICOM and…


Characterizing Communal Micro blogs During Disaster Events

Rise in hateful tweets on Social Media Social media sites ranging from whatsapp texts to Instagram have seen an unprecedented spike in number of users. Many users use anodyne language and still make their point reach across the globe. Few obstinate users use gratuitous remarks which, sometime may be called callous to be mild, or completely outrageous. News consumption through conventional method is slowly fading away due to emergence of these sites and therefore its important, now more tha…


Geography and Resource Development

 “After all Alfred Wegener was not wrong about his hypothesis ”. Alfred Wegener was a meteorologist and a geophysicist from Germany. He was a German. He developed the theory of continental drift in the year 1912. This was at first rejected by most scientist because he did not have any proof of how the continent were drifting away gradually. His theory was accepted when scientist such as Hess developed seafloor spreading to support or proof the movement of the continents. Theori…


Systems Development Life Cycle

The full form of (SDLC) is Systems Development Life Cycle. It is a part of software and system engineering and information systems .It is a information system that transforms the methods and designs the models hence it consists of various software development models in software engineering.The framework for organizing and direction information system development are the strategirs formed by SLDC software development. To automatically identify different type of offensive contents , researches h…


Consumption of Beef and Natural Disasters

Beef is the most consumed red meat in the United States, and it is continuing to increase every year. There are about 913,246 total cattle and calf operations in the United States beef community. These operations range from farm and ranches, cattle feedlots production, and milk cow operations. Of these operations, farms and ranches have the most operations with 727,906 are beef. There are commercial and federal inspected slaughters which between the two there is only a difference of 0.4 billion…


Construction Projects for Natural Disasters Issue

1. Introduction The stakeholders in Construction projects are enormous in number where to be inherently risky due to the multiple problem arises from participation of all parties with their own interests. The risks of the construction industry are diverse in nature and have the potential to lead to undesirable consequences. Systematic and practical risk management practices are needed to handle and to manage risks so that the success of projects can be ensured. Project performance assessment…


People Relocation`s Factors: Economic and Non-economic

It is curious to know why some individuals are migrating at the same time that others do not. The major factors which encourage people to relocate may mostly Economic Factors. Despite the relevance of non-economic factors, most studies show that migration is primarily driven by economic factors, such as low agricultural income, agricultural unemployment and unemployment are considered to be the main factors driving migrants to more affluent or dynamic areas, with other job opportunities. The p…


Osman Obligation to Different Country

Article 2 covers the right to life. It was described by the Strasbourg Court in the McCann Case as “one of the most fundamental provisions in the convention”. Article 2 places on states a positive obligation to protect their citizens right to life. This can be done in two ways. Through its substantive and procedural elements meaning that states must act quickly in order to protect lives but also investigate its losses. It was set out in the case Osman V UK, that states must take &l…


The International Resilience Project and it`s Goals

As mentioned above, resilience is a trait that can both be inborn or developed. Using the systematic approach, research uses both the internal qualities and external factors that make up a child’s ability to thrive under distressing conditions and recover from a trauma or loss. Systematically, doing well despite adversity is an outcome of several components in a child’s life (Clinton, 2008). Human beings have a natural tendency to bounce back from adverse situations, but this innate…


Natural Disasters and Supply Chain Management

1. Introduction Increased globalisation is contributing enormously to changes in the environment of production and supply chain operations in recent years. Natural disasters, accidents, and volatility of the financial markets have caused disruption and even tremendous losses in supply chains. As a result, supply chain management is tasked with new challenges of maintaining expected yields of supply chains in facing risks. Attempts to manage risks in supply chains bring to fore the value of…


Natural Disasters in Australia

Wildfires and Natural disasters have impacted Australia’s unique wildlife in all types of ways. Starting off with all the animals whose homes are in wildlife. Unfortunately all the animals were greatly affected because such as small marsupials survive the fires, some may not have any suitable habitat or food remaining in order to survive. There are a couple animals that they’re future is in fact in danger, for example Koalas. \n Three causes for Australia wildfire are Climate change…


Classification of Natural Disaster

INTRODUCTION Natural disasters are happening now and again in the circle. There are various classifications of natural disasters. Natural disasters lead to numerous impacts on nations. The misfortunes incorporate loss of lives, work, resources, etc. Natural disasters cause a significant effect on countries. The financial loss of disasters could be destructing and all-inclusive. At the point when disaster strike houses, organizations and network foundation get harmed and individuals' job …


Nuclear Accident In Fukushima

Japan's nuclear power plant in the Fukushima area experienced a couple of natural disasters earthquake and tsunami this was back to back. Besides destroying the area and killing people. These disasters, unfortunately, caused the power plant's cooling system to fail on March 11, 2011. The nuclear plant declared emergency mediately. This went down in history has the first nuclear emergency that Japan had to declare. They evacuated everyone that meted the one requirement that is 20 kilomet…


The Most Pressing Concern Plaguing Our World Today

Although the novel coronavirus takes up much space around the whole world at the moment, there are nevertheless other topics which are at least as urgent. These include wars, regional crisis, humanitarian catastrophes and particularly, climate change. The phenomenon of global warming is not limited to any country, region or season because it affects everyone. The only difference is that some people or areas are more affected than others. Relating to this issue, this essay argues that climate ch…


A Research on Arch Coal Company, an American Fossil Fuel Company

Fossil fuel is an encompassing term that is used when referring to deposits organic materials that is formed from decomposed animals and plants. Fossil fuel can be of three forms that are, coal, natural gas, and oil. Most companies that deal with fossil fuels specifically focuses on the above-mentioned forms of fossil fuel. For this paper, I researched about Arch Coal Company, which is a United States based company that is among the world's major coal producers and marketers. Arch has minin…


A Discussion on the Threats to the Existence of the Human Species

Human’s life is becoming harder every day because of the increasing obstacles that prevent it from proceeding. The question whether the humans will survive into the next millennium is a very controversial issue. People have different points of view on this issue; some of them believe that humanity can survive and others don’t. However, in a more realistic point of view, by looking at the increasing gap between mortality rates and life expectancies, one can easily see that life on ea…


The United Nations and Thailand

  The United Nations came into being in the year 1945, at a time where the world was ravaged by the second world war and is just inching its way through standing up again. The United Nations has always served its main purpose as a herald and promoter of peace within its various member states. The United Nations does this by working on ways that can prevent possible conflicts, they also act as a bridge for countries to make peace with one another, the main goal of their every action is t…


Preparing for Disaster: The Disaster Recovery Plan

Introduction The Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP) is a planned procedure that helps the organization to be prepared for a disaster, and it also helps the organization to mitigate the damage caused by the disaster. The best DRP will take into account all the risks, and it will also ensure business continuity. The DRP will include the plan for natural disasters and cyber-attacks. Purpose The primary purpose of the Disaster Recovery Plan is to restore the functionality of the Health Network, Inc af…


Impact of Natural Disasters on Japan

Japan is a nation made up of a group of islands on the east coast of Asia. Japan shares borders with China, North and South Korea, Russia, Taiwan, the Sea of Japan, the Sea of Okhotsk, and the East China Sea. The capital of Tokyo is located in one of the islands call Honshu and it is one of the most populated cities in the world. The earliest recorded history of Japan is from 1st century BCE records in Chinese courses. In its early period, Japan closes its borders to the world until reopening a…


The Cellular and Molecular Effects of Cholera

Overview Cholera is a bacterial disease usually spread through contaminated water. Cholera causes severe diarrhea and dehydration. Left untreated, cholera can be fatal in a matter of hours, even in previously healthy people. Modern sewage and water treatment have almost eradicated cholera in industrialized countries. The last major outbreak in the United States occurred in 1910-1911 when the steamship Moltke brought infected people from Naples to New York City. Wikipedia (November 9, 2019). …


Natural Disasters that Human Faced Today

There are a lot of problems that people encountered in their lives this includes; earthquake, tsunami, pollution, typhoon, landslide, El Niño and other natural disasters. Among of the natural disasters, the climate change is the one of the problem that peoples difficulty to face. This is also the problem that people living in past thirty years experienced. What do you think climate change is? What is the effect of the climate change to us? What do you think is the cause of the sudden cha…


Natural Disasters: Volcanic Eruption

The volcano considers one of the most dangerous natural disasters that occur in the world, especially in some countries like united states, Indonesia, Russia and ext. These examples have a high rate of volcanos, most likely you have heard or read about a volcano, and volcanos come in different sizes, shapes and types, moving to what is volcano and what does it mean? A mountain with a wide, circular hole at the top through which gasses, steam and dust are or have been forced out of lava = hot…


Disaster in Japanese NPP in Fukushuma

Japan's nuclear power plant in the Fukushima area experienced a couple of natural disasters earthquake and tsunami this was back to back. Besides destroying the area and killing people. These disasters, unfortunately, caused the power plant\'s cooling system to fail on March 11, 2011. The nuclear plant declared emergency mediately. This went down in history has the first nuclear emergency that Japan had to declare. They evacuated everyone that meted the one requirement that is 20 kilome…


Asian Philosophy`s Point of View on Natural Disasters

The three main Chinese philosophies around the year 500 B.C.E. were Daoism, founded by Laozi, Legalism, for which Han Feizi is the main writer, and finally Confucianism, founded by Confucius (551-479 B.C.E.). They were similar because they all argued that there was an ideal government; however each one was very different. The main difference is that legalists are harsher than confucianists. Another difference was in how they treated religion. Legalism did not seem to support religion at all and…


Natural Disasters: Climate Change and Greenhouse Effect

There are a lot of problems that people encountered in their lives this includes; earthquake, tsunami, pollution, typhoon, landslide, El Niño and other natural disasters. Among of the natural disasters, the climate change is the one of the problem that peoples difficulty to face. This is also the problem that people living in past thirty years experienced. What do you think climate change is? What is the effect of the climate change to us? What do you think is the cause of the sudden cha…


The Consequences of Natural Disasters

Abstract Natural disasters are unavoidable, in the sense that we’ve very low and no control over their occurrences, and the outcome they cause in the life of mankind. Very often they cause a lot of damage, which affects life on the earth by causing material damage as well as the loss of lives. Over the years a lot of practices have been researched and applied to predict their occurrences well before time to handle such a situation. The motive behind every such practice is the same to r…


Today`s 5 Earth`s Problems

Our environment is constantly changing. However, as our environment changes, so does the need to become increasingly aware of the problems that surround it. With a massive influx of natural disasters, warming and cooling periods, different types of weather patterns and much more, people need to be aware of what types of environmental problems our planet is facing. Our planet is poised at the brink of a severe environmental crisis. Current environmental problems make us vulnerable to disasters a…


An essay about death: life extention and its “Miracles”

Since the beginning of humankind, death has always been a constant subject that concerned every civilization in different parts of the world. Every great civilization that we know of had its own history of costumes and traditions about death. And from a historical perspective, if we talk about death we can’t, of course, not talk about religion too. The bound between these two subjects is so strong and so deep-rooted in every civilization culture that it has a millennial history. This lea…


Predicting Natural Disaster

Natural disaster is something that happens suddenly nad causes much suffering or loss to many people. Landslide, Floods, Wildfires, thunderstorms, and etc. Natural disasters has a very bad effect or result to our community and to its people. It’s a sudden calamitous event bringing high damage, loss or destruction. Natural disaster can’t be predicted nor prevented that’s why you have to be prepared that this disaster may suddenly occur anytime. Being unprepared for this events …


Natural Disasters and Earthquakes

A natural disaster is an adverse event caused by natural processes of the Earth. Examples are earthquakes, floods, volcanic eruptions etc. Some disasters are rapid and abrupt while others are slow and continuous. A natural disaster should be defined on the basis of its human consequences and not on the phenomenon that caused it. For example, an earthquake is simply an event in nature. Even a very strong one is not a disaster unless it causes injury or destroys property. Thus, an earthquake occu…


Disasters and Displaced Populations

People’s lives can change in a blink of an eye. Tomorrow is not promised; you don't know what's going to happen next. Natural disasters can be predicted and some can not. Natural disasters are events that are out of human control and they are consisted of earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, tsunamis, blizzards, wildfires, tornadoes and volcano eruptions. Displaced populations are brought by natural disasters in which people are affected negatively and are even hospitalized; a solutio…


Disaster Reduction

From life threatening earthquakes in Haiti, to monstrous tsunamis in Japan, catastrophic natural disasters are only getting worse. However, emergency response efforts to Hurricane Matthew weren’t quick and efficient enough, resulting in the recovery and reconstruction to be difficult. The number of natural disasters has nearly tripled since 2000, which indicates that death rates are increasing (2). The purpose of international response is to provide a rapid solution to nations in need of …


Natural Disasters

As much as people try and try, they cannot keep natural disasters from striking but what they can try to do is keep an eye out and try to avoid being right in the middle of a natural disaster when they come, especially with the technology that is available today. The dictionary definition of “natural disaster” is, a natural event such as a flood, earthquake, or hurricane that causes great damage or loss of life. Sometimes when people think about natural disasters, they don’t r…