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What causes your natural disaster?

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natalie pierce

on 4 May 2017

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Transcript of What causes your natural disaster?

Wild fire
What are some effects of your natural disaster?
immediate damage, destroy houses, and almost everything in it’s way.
What are some examples of your natural disaster from history? (Be sure and answer the Who? What? Where? When? And Why?)
1987 – The Black Dragon Fire burnt a total of 72,884 square kilometres (28,141 sq mi) of forest along the Amur river, with three million acres (4687.5 square miles) destroyed on the Chinese side, and 27 April 1971 – 340 hectares (840 acres) was lost in a forest fire at Kure, western Honshu, Japan. Construction workers were using fire in order to wither weeds when a strong wind moved through the area, fueling the fire; 18 firefighters were killed. The fire lasted for one day
What areas/locations are most likely to experience your natural disaster?
The potential for wildfires in the West is a big concern every summer. This is particularly the case this year, given the drought conditions the west and because this is when the dry season typically ramps up. According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS) map below, the number of large wildfires – classified as 300 acres or bigger – was the highest in the West from 1994 to 2013.
What causes your natural disaster?
Camp fire if it got otta control. lighting because if it hit metal it could lit on fire. cigarette smoking if you fall aleep smoking it could easy start a fire. dry leaves cause if the sun shines on it, it could start a fire. hot engine cause if the sun shines on it as well as the dry leaves it could caught fire!

How can people prepare for your natural disaster?
It is recommended that you create a 30 to 100-foot safety zone around your home. Within this area, you can take steps to reduce potential exposure to flames and radiant heat. Homes built in pine forests should have a minimum safety zone of 100 feet. If your home sits on a steep slope, standard protective measures may not suffice. Contact your local fire department or forestry office for additional information.
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