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2. Name two ways people protect property and lives in tropical storms

  • embankments, board up windows
  • strengthen houses, evacuation
  • plant wetlands, sell the house
  • build houses on stilts, stay with grandma

3. Name the term: the point underground where the earthquake occurs

  • focus
  • epicentre
  • seismic
  • quaker

4. Name the term: the location on the surface above where the earthquake starts

  • epicentre
  • wave
  • focus
  • point

5. Name three ways in which people try to prepare for earthquakes and thier effects

  • evacuations, building regulations for new houses, clearing roads
  • building regulations for new houses, retrofitting for old buildings, education campaigns
  • seismic hazard maps, education campaigns, tie up trees
  • staying in the attic, retrofitting old buildings, boarding windows


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