Geography - Natural Hazards - Case Studies

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Tropical Storms - LEDC
Cyclone Nargis - Burma 2008. 200,000 people died/unaccounted for.
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Tropical Storms - MEDC
Hurricane Katrina - New Orleans, USA 2005. 80% underwater, 9,000 injured, 2,000 died.
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Earthquakes - MEDC
Japan 2010. 7.4 magnitude, No casulties
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Earthquakes - LEDC
Haiti 2010. 7.0 magnitude. People slept in the street.
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Volcanoes - MEDC
Iceland 2010. (Constructive) Ash plume over large area, 95,000 flights disrupted.
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Volcanoes - LEDC
Montserrat 2008. Pyroclastic flows down majority of mountain, reached Plymouth (capital)
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Wildfires - Occurence
Black Saturday Bushfires. Australia 2009. 4,500Km2, 173 Died, 400 Individual fires
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Wildfires - Prevention
Smokey Bear. California. Mascot to attract attention, numerous signs, warns people of dangers and of what not to do.
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Hurricane Katrina - New Orleans, USA 2005. 80% underwater, 9,000 injured, 2,000 died.

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Tropical Storms - MEDC

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Japan 2010. 7.4 magnitude, No casulties

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Haiti 2010. 7.0 magnitude. People slept in the street.

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Iceland 2010. (Constructive) Ash plume over large area, 95,000 flights disrupted.

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