Why Are Tsunamis So Dangerous To Humans

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Tsunami Why are tsunamis so dangerous to humans?

To begin this essay, I think first of all describe what a tsunami is and then be able to manage my question: Why are tsunamis so dangerous to humans

A tsunami is a huge wave that can be up to 30 meters high. Tsunamis can be formed by landslides or volcanic eruptions underwater or when a meteorite crashes into the sea. Tsunamis occur, however, usually associated with earthquakes on the seabed due to movements in the earth 's crust or upper mantle. When this is done is created a vertical offset, the seabed drops or raised along a fault and this in turn creates a movement of large masses of water forming two tsunami waves that move in different directions. At great depth stays wave long
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The large amount of water flooding the country can destroy buildings, roads and infrastructure, and in the evacuation drop people off each other, gridlock occurs, power supply and telecommunications goes down and entire communities may be left marginalized

in 1908 hit a tsunami Messina in southern Italy that killed 80,000 people . In 1998 hit Papua New Guinea by a tsunami that destroyed towns and killed about 2200 people and 26 December 2004 happens one of our greatest natural disaster when a large earthquake on the seabed in the Indian Ocean caused a massive tsunami that among other things affected the coasts Sri Lanka, India, Thailand and Indonesia. The destruction was catastrophic and at least 230,000 people lost their lives in the disaster, including 543 Swedish
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Tsunamis can require hundreds of thousands of lives and devastate entire communities within only a few minutes after the wave reaches land. Another reason that tsunamis are so dangerous is that they are not really going to do something to prevent the massive wave power and it is very fast for a tsunami to be formed and travels through the sea to the land.

Because it is difficult to prevent tsunamis and for the reason that it goes very quickly, it is important to alert and to be prepared, especially the most affected areas, to make the consequences of the tsunami mitigated. Man has destroyed ecosystems such as coral reefs and sandbanks which has served as a shelter to slow tsunamis. Coral reefs and sandbanks, however, had not been able to prevent the tsunami were completely, but only slow tsunamis at least it can mitigate the damage.

Perhaps large structures or artificial reefs an option to counter the effects of the tsunami, but as we saw in Japan did not help them anyway when the tsunami 's force was larger than the structures could withstand. Overall, one should always be prepared for a tsunami and therefore build housing and other infrastructure that is more adapted to withstand tsunamis. One can not simply answer the question as it is both an issue of such resources, space and

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