Essays Tagged: "Natural disaster"

Gun Control in America: a new approach at an issue that is becomming an epidemic. Possible solutions and the costs of those solutions.

is caused due to easy access to guns in America and a policy on gun control should be legislated.I.Natural disaster is a phenomena that every human must encounter. It is a phenomena that is beyond ou ... nly hope for combating a potential storm?.. the storm that I refer to today is gun violence. Like a natural disaster ? the temperament of a criminal offender is beyond our control.III.The prevention m ...

(3 pages) 277 0 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Earthquake In Chile, May, 1960

st earthquake. With a magnitude of 8.3, More than 2,000 people in Chile were killed. What made this natural disaster even deadlier Was that a career in on the coast of Chile, Closing seismic waves and ...

(1 pages) 96 2 2.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

Hurricane Andrew - The Facts and The Experience

caused a great amount of damage and left many people with out homes. It has been the most expensive natural disaster in history.Satellite pictures indicate that Andrew was formed from a tropical wave ... a depression and then it finally ended.Andrew destroyed whatever it hit. It was the most expensive natural disaster up to the time. It cost 20 billion dollars in repairs. It killed 60 people and left ...

(5 pages) 80 0 3.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology

Groups in Context(Families In Crisis)- Conduct a detailed investigation into the group of your choice.

unexpected, temporary or permanent. A family may be in crisis for many reasons; it may be due to a natural disaster, death of a family member, a family breakdown, drug or gambling problems, retrenchm ... realisation of the full impact of the death.·Characteristics of a family in crisis due to a natural disaster may display characteristics such as working as hard as possible to toward survival ...

(8 pages) 118 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Law for Business

se the computer was destroyed.When a party cannot carry out an agreement due to a fire or any other natural disaster etc, in which it is impossible for the party to carry out his obligations after the ...

(13 pages) 126 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Factual information abut EArthquakes... How do they originate? Might want to find out what makes them eventually stop... There are alot of scientific terms used, you m ay want to look up ....

EarthquakesEarthquakes are the most deadly natural disaster in the World. Earthquakes are caused by sudden movement of rocks under the earth's ... ht. This would make the railroad crooked and unable to use.C. Rembert "South Carolina Department of Natural Resources" Dennis Building 10/22/04. www.dnrstatescus/

(1 pages) 37 0 4.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Essay on Brazilian Natural Disasters

Brazil is a country overwhelmed by natural, and human, disasters. Natural disasters, such as flooding, drought, mudslides and epidemics ... ic Ocean cause many horrible events to happen in this South American country. Drought is the natural disaster in Brazil that affects the most people. Between 1948 and 2004, a total of 50 millio ... hett. "Deforestation in the Amazon 2004." Mongabay. 2004. 9 Oct. 2004 .EM?DAT. "Country Profile for Natural Disasters." Emergency Disasters Data Base. Oct. 2004. 11 Oct. 2004 ."Entrez PubMed." Nationa ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This describes the changes that took place in the 1930's regarding the role of the federal government to helping people in economic hardship.

caused families to pull together. In 1936 and 1937 the hardships of depression were compounded by a natural disaster in the arid regions of Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas and Arkansas, due to topsoil erosion ...

(6 pages) 39 0 1.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Short Essay: Effects of Environmental Change (Effects of Bushfires Studied)

e environment can change as a result of many things such as change over time, human intervention or natural disasters. Bushfires are a very significant natural disaster. Bushfires change the environme ... by the wind. This just multiplies the smoke affected area.Bushfires are one of the most destructive natural disasters in the world, they destroy everything in their paths, most that lies in the way of ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Essay on Tsunami, December 26th 2004 the disaster that was caused by the Tsuanmi, and it takes a look into its sociological persepctives

On December 26, 2004 the world experienced the most devastating natural disaster to hit the Indian Ocean. It was classified as a tsunami, a tsunami holding immense ... mes in many different forms such as television, magazines, the inter-net and etc. There has been no natural disaster with the same impact as the Asian tsunami in more than 40 years. The media has glob ... f these nations encompass limited technology, which has increased their vulnerability to attacks or natural disasters. Limited technology was an issue prior to the tsunami attack, but the result after ...

(8 pages) 128 1 4.8 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Natural Disaster Early Warning Systems

Natural Disaster Early Warning SystemsBy Lindsay Jackson        Experts can rec ... ountries do not have an early warning system in place, and many people do not know the signs that a natural disaster is about to occur.AvalancheBy definition, an avalanche is a mass of snow th ... volcanic eruption. There is no way of reducing the amount of tsunami's that occur, because it is a natural occurrence. As a tsunami draws near a coastline, it can form a deadly wall of water that can ...

(10 pages) 84 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

The World Forgot.

leave?No one understandsJust one bullet left for meA family left trapped in their housesMeanwhile a natural disaster hitsWhy didn't they leave when they were told?Roads flooded, people dying, whats ne ...

(1 pages) 570 0 2.3 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

"The Psychological Effects of Hurricane Katrina."

nd hearts. But the disaster left in its wake continues to evolve. The psychological results of this natural disaster continue to spread through both survivors and witnesses alike. Humans I've witnesse ...

(4 pages) 124 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Hurricane Katrina.

stal regions of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama made Katrina the most destructive and costliest natural disaster in the history of the United States.The official death toll now stands at 1,322 and ... ds at 1,322 and the damage from $70 to $130 billion, topping Hurricane Andrew as the most expensive natural disaster in U.S. history. Over a million people were displaced -- a humanitarian crisis on a ...

(1 pages) 83 0 3.5 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology

The Effects of the 2004 Tsunami.

ced from their homes, the devastation stretched from Sumatra to Somalia. This has been the greatest natural disaster of our time, killing more than 300,000 people and overwhelming thousands of square ...

(5 pages) 61 0 3.8 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Reproductive Freedom.

The main thesis of this essay is that the use of birth control is stated to be "unnatural", this then becomes intertwined with "nature" thus nature becoming the logical connection am ... own reproductive freedom.The main argument for this thesis is that nature has become the enemy, a "natural disaster" in which women produce child after child; nature becomes as despicable as those li ... inked with it; female, the lower class and, racially marked bodies.Despite many arguments that the "natural" role of a women is to reproduce, it is argued that the birth control is as unnatural as the ...

(2 pages) 15 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

The similarities and differences of North and South Korea

coastal plains in the west in the south. These areas have many great harbors for fishing. The only natural disaster South Korea is really prone to are typhoons.The population in South Korea is larger ...

(2 pages) 71 0 4.7 Mar/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Hurricane Katrina

nterclockwise in the Northern Hemisphere while clockwise in the Southern Hemisphere. Hurricane is a natural disaster that happens worldwide, and we distinguish them with different names by their locat ... using the city to be subsequently flooded. Hurricane Katrina was the most destructive and costliest natural disaster in the history of the United States, leaving major damages in the coastal regions o ...

(3 pages) 81 1 3.3 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

MCC solves AIDS in many world problems by living out God's word.

od's love to the rest of the world, by working with those afflicted due to poverty, oppression, and natural disaster. The organization was formed as a result of a meeting held on the 27th of September ... seeks to live out their mission by helping and serving those traumatized by the terrible effects of natural disaster. Mennonites believe one must follow Jesus' teachings in order to "proclaim good new ...

(5 pages) 18 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

China's Environmental Problems

of its people. If this country does not get a hold on these issues, more deaths will occur and more natural disaster will become challenging issue for their country that could put a strain on the enti ... massive amount of people. More people means more air pollution; doubling the demand for energy and natural resources. Overcrowding almost always results in the ecological problems China is facing. Sa ...

(7 pages) 200 1 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences