How Do Natural Disasters Affect The Environment

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There are more than ten natural disasters that have shaped the world we know today and have affected people since the stone-age. These natural disasters, which are not desired by humans, have caused more than 350,000 deaths yearly. The victims of those disasters are everywhere. Many people have separated from their families and left their homes to be safe. Here is where you will learn how and why these disasters are so unwanted by us. Natural disasters impact the environment, the economy and, in turn, the population.
First of all, natural disasters affecting the environment we live in, impacts mostly everything else. Some impacts can be done directly or indirectly. A direct impact will be caused by very extreme natural disasters, causing direct physical damage to plants, animals
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Scientists found out that natural disasters affect human performance. They showed that after an earthquake, people started to get more depressed, stressed and anxious, causing the traffic fatalities to increase a lot, leading to more deaths in that area. Also, the Pompeii volcano in the year 79 that left more than 25,000 people buried in ashes. That natural disaster almost destroyed all the population in Italy, but somewhere able to survive and escape. "Scientists estimate that more than 260,000 people have died in the past 300 years from volcanic eruptions and their aftermath” (Natural Disasters & Weather). Earthquakes have killed more than 10,000 yearly. Avalanches kill more than 150 people worldwide each year. Hurricanes, Cyclones and Typhoons kill more than 6,500 people annually. But the most dangerous disaster of all are the wild fires, which kill about 339,000 people per year. People that have survived these catastrophes need to move to other countries; leave their families, houses, everything they love, to be able to survive. On the other hand, people who are not informed when a natural disaster is happening or will

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