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FLOODS

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Transcript of FLOODS

FLOODS
Bastías, Irina
Vallejos, Geraldine
Ros, María Isabel
C, Tamara

Floods
People
International organizations
Survivors
Homeless
Missing
Casualties
Doctors
Rescuers
Police
Actions
To flood
To reach
To hit
To evacuate
To register
To kill
To devastate
To rescue
Adjectives
Emergency Procedures
Incredible
Devastating
Violent
Deadly
Strong
Unexpected
Furious
Catastrophic
Powerful
Severe
To leave the building.
To have a first aid kit container.
Get some bottled water.
What is a flood?
Why does it occur?
Where does it occur?
It's a worldwide natural disaster.
Most flooding occur during the beginning of spring.
Tropical Areas.
Around the largest rivers.
Characteristics of floods
Velocity
Depth of water
Rate of rise
What are the effects of flooding?
Disrupt public by cutting off roads and railway lines.
Telephone lines are damaged.
Disrupt normal drainage system in cities.
Causes diseases.
Sewage spills.
Damage of crops.
Drowning farm animals.
Destroying agricultural land, buildings, etc
Types of floods
A flood is an overflow of water that submerges land which is normally dry.
Heavy rainfall
Storms
Tropical cyclone, tsunamis.
Higher than normal river levels.
Conclusion
Argentina floods: Dozens dead in La Plata and Buenos Aires
2001
Flash floods
River floods
Urban floods
Ice Jams
What can you do in a flood situation?
Evacuate your home.
Prepare flood kit.
Turn off your gas and electricity.
Move your family, pets, expensive belongings.
Disconnect any electrical devices.
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