Fatalities were relatively low, with some 500 people killed in the devastation, most from the tsunami that resulted from the earthquake.The earthquake was also followed by multiple aftershocks. However, as many as 1.5 million people were displaced. The country, long known to be at high risk for earthquakes, has enforced strict building codes in urban areas, which helped to limit the amount of damage in these areas. But buildings and homes in poorer areas—many built with adobe—did not fare as well. Chile's electricity grids, communication, and transportation systems were badly damaged, severely hampering rescue and aid efforts.
This earthquake caused 60 deaths, 9,000 people injured. Causing the San Fernando Valley a total pile of destruction (TheAtlantic.com). What was actually the main cause of the Northridge earthquake? Why did the Northridge earthquake caused so many destruction? The earthquake happened because of the movement from the San Andreas Fault (u-s-history.com) .This little movement from the tectonic caused big things such as earthquake, but what exactly is San Andreas Fault?
The Belice earthquake took the lives of many people, and injured and took the homes of even more. This earthquake took the lives of about 400 people, which is a lot for an earthquake. Even worse, the earthquake injured up to 1000 people. The worst that this earthquake did was leave around 100,000 people homeless. These facts show how ruthless the earthquake
In San Francisco on April 18, 1906 at about 5:13 am a HUGE earthquake hit recorded as a 7.7-7.9 . Damaging buildings from left to right. Many poorly structured buildings collapsed causing 500 million dollars in total damage (1906 money) translated to about 8.2 billion dollars today. It was recorded that most buildings immediately caught fire which trapped the victims, about 25,000 buildings were burnt down from the fire, a total of about 490 blocks.At around 8:14 a Major aftershock hit making even more damaged building collapse. The earthquake and fires in San Francisco were recorded to be the worst natural disaster in U.S. history.
Could the four women portrayed have been able to achieve what they did on their own? Use social work theories to address this question, i.e. strengths perspective, person-in-environment, etc. Putting the women in the person in environment perspective or Pie theory they would not have been able to achieve what they did on their own. The reason being is that the environment around them was filled with gangs, shootings, violence causing numerous of individuals do not feel safe, vulnerability and the majority of those around them were also living in poverty.
Tragedy can strike, such as a tornado or earthquake,a fire, etc. Many things could happen. In this particular case, a magnitude 7.9 earthquake hit the country of China in 2008. The murderous quake left over 90,000 dead and a recorded 5 million homeless. Calum Macleod uses the ethos strategy to explain the unpleasant occurrence and the effect is had.
Which 40% of the houses, farms, livestock are destroyed during Valdivia earthquakes, also they are 1,655 people dead, 3,000 injured, 2,000,000 homeless and $550 million damage. So for the Alaska earthquake, are also known as the Great Alaskan Earthquake, the Portage Earthquake and the Good Friday Earthquake. This earthquakes is a largest earthquake that happened in North America and the second most powerful earthquake recorded in history. Which the earthquakes event are killed 131 people, and 119 people are die because of tsunami while this damage are cost $311 million in 1964
Then it extended to Mexico and Costa Rica with several weeks of rainfall. It then started to form floods. 32 bridges were damaged and roads in 174 locations, while 1,396 homes were damaged, killing seven people. In total 50,000 people to leave their homes and there were 60 deaths. Another natural disaster was the 1991 Limon earthquake.
Some of the advice the mother gives, like using herbal medicine and catching fish, brings the idea Antiguan women live in poor, rural locations. Growing up from an impoverished area serves to be another disability because these young women who want to urbanize traditional values couldn’t receive the resources to do so. Antiguan women made attempts to bring change to many of their expectations. However, they were clearly oppressed by the society they live in, and at the same time were forced to conform to social expectations or face severe ridicule, which could have great
The struggles and adversities citizens were obligated to face was unreal. The Migrant Mother photograph represented what people were going through day by day and the emotions he or she was forced to overcome. Just the basic picture itself has many meanings and interpretations. Dorothy Lange captured a heart wrenching image of a mother and her children. The contrast and shadows of the photograph give it a dark and grieving tone.