The Bubonic Plague, decimated nearly sixty percent of Europes entire population in the middle of the 14th century. Leaving nothing but death in its tracks, the bubonic plague derived the name the Black Death. Cases of this deathly plague were first reported in 1347, and gradually increased as the disease began to flourish from city to city. During this time, temperatures in Europe had significantly dropped, the heavy rainfall created widespread crop failures, which forced peasants to migrate towards heavily populated cities, just to survive. The population in urban areas soon tripled, as over crowding and severe poverty began to take place.
"When tornadoes usually happen, they usually happen during April, May, or June." said Spencer Adkins. When a meteorologist sees a tornado coming towards your city, they will give a thirty minute warning for you to get down into your basement, cellar, etc. " The tornado could last up to a couple minutes to a couple of hours", said Spencer Adkins. According to "What You Should Know About Tornadoes" when tornadoes are happening it is really hard for meteorologists
On May 22, 2011, an EF5 tornado tore through Joplin, Missouri, killing 161 people and causing over 1,000 injuries as the powerful storm destroyed over 2,000 buildings, making it the deadliest single tornado on record in the U.S. since 1950. The afternoon was hot and humid on May 22, 2011, resulting in a supercell thunderstorm that was tracked from extreme southeast Kansas into far southwest Missouri. This storm along with others generated additional tornadoes, wind damage and flash flooding across far southwest Missouri. The Joplin Tornado consisted of winds in excess of 200 mph, was ¾ of a mile wide, and had a track lasting six miles.
During a tornado you need to go to your safe spot. If you are out in a field and a tornado is coming to you, do not try to outrun it. If you are in your car and a tornado comes, get out, go in the ditch and over your head. After a tornado happens check to see if anybody is hurt but before you do check to see if anybody is hurt, check to see if you are hurt. If you are outside watch out for
Earthquakes, like the Great Chilean Earthquake, occur sometimes with no sign of it happening until it has already started and most of the time that is too late. Tornadoes, ones which get 2.6 miles wide,
Experiencing 3 Deaths “Norman Maclean writes that dying in a forest fire is actually like experiencing three deaths” (Junger 563). Sebastian Junger an author/journalist mostly known for “The perfect storm” conveyed his point of view in BLOWUP: WHAT WENT WRONG AT STORM KING MOUNTAIN. In this nonfiction journal entry, a wildfire broke loose on Storm King Mountain in Colorado on July 6th, 1994. Where 14 firemen tragically gave their lives fighting in a combination of rare weather and nature conditions. Junger presented Chronological order, a text structure to provide evidence of lives protected by evacuating at the exact time they did.
Tornadoes are the most violent storm and there dangers are life threating in during a tornado on the path of the tornado after it pass is called a damage path depend on what type of tornadoes for a EF0 tornadoes the damages only do small damage to small trees and branches roofs peeled off on homes and shallow rooted trees toppled down for a EF0 the wind speed is only 65-85 mph and show a small damage path. Some of the damage of moderate tornadoes like the EF1 has a more significant damage in roofing, window, and exteriors doors and overturn and badly damage mobile homes the wind speed of an EF1 Tornadoes is 86-110 mph. An EF2 Tornadoes has more considerable damage you mostly see roofs torn off well-constructed homes and move and shifted of their foundation mobile homes are completely destroyed large tree snapped or uprooted cars can be tossed like toys with wind speed in EF2 IS 111-135mph.
The dust bowl is famous for being the worst and the longest disaster. During the event to the dust bowl farmers lost crops. Farmers also had to sell their animals because
Also known as the dirty thirties, The dust bowl years were the years that dust storms greatly damaged thousands of homes, lives, and the economy. Originally the Dust Bowl was the name given from the Great Plains region, consumed by the so called drought in the 1930’s. Many who had gone through the Dust Bowl; pointed fingers at the dought, little did they know that The Dust Bowl originally was caused by heavy mechanism, and heavy mechanism came from farmers over doing farms. The Dust Bowl was held responsible for the dust storms in parts of Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, Colorado, and New Mexico.
Tornadoes A tornado, or also known as a twister, is a violently rotating column of air that is connected with both the surface of the earth and a cumulonimbus cloud or in rare cases, the base of a cumulus cloud is connected with the earth. Tornadoes can be caused by multiple weather conditions, including thunderstorms, tropical storms, or in rare occasions a hurricane can cause a tornado to form. Tornadoes run extreme risks on both the environment and on humans as well. The 1925 Tri-State Tornado was one of the worst tornadoes in the United States history.
As most of us know, Hurricane Katrina was a major disaster that occurred on April 23, 2005. It was all over the new, on the radio, and in newspaper articles. But all different news media 's present the facts about hurricane Katrina in a different ways. For example, U.S News newspaper article gives facts and pictures of hurricane Katrina but BBC News broadcast did give facts about Hurricane Katrina but did not include any pictures. Both of these sources give information about the U.S News’ article on Hurricane Katrina included pictures of the environment after the hurricane including all of the destruction in this disaster and people cleaning up after the hurricane and provided quotes.
The book 5.41, Randy Turner and John Hacker, is a story of a great devastation that hit the town of Joplin, Missouri on the 22nd of May 2011, where humanity saw the destructive tornado that hit their town, and people lost a large number of townspeople. It was the place of a great amount of people who survived the most catastrophic tornado they had seen in their lifetime. The President of the United States, the Governor of Missouri, a Catholic priest and a Methodist minister gave speeches to the people of Joplin after the tornado was struck about a week later, and what did they need to hear from them that people of Joplin had to strive to help their neighbours b looking out to each other, they had to have faith in themselves that were strong
The effects the fire left on the city were tremendous. But, the effects left on its residents were even bigger. The city was completely destroyed, and costed the city over two-hundred million dollars
Isaac looked for landmarks and saw none”(230). He says this to describe, just how bad it was. You could walk down your own street, that you have lived at for years and you would not even recognize it, from all the damage the hurricane had done. Months had went by and the city of Galveston was rebuilding. This time they built a seawall to prevent from future storms like this and also to elevate the city above sea level to prevent future flooding too.
Sequential Label and Supply (SLS) IT Contingency Plan - Tornado Last Revised: 6/29/15 SLS - IT Contingency Plan - Tornado I. Executive Summary Plan Design Overview of the Plan Objectives II. Business Impact Analysis Description of Failures Addressed by Plan and Economic Impact Level 4 Failure Level 3 Failure Level 2 Failure Level 1 Failure III. Incident Response Plan Failure Responses IV.