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Transcript of Natural Disasters
Climate Change On Electricity Generation In Malawi."International Journal Of Energy
& Environment 4.3 (2013): 481-496. Academic Search Premier. Web. 20 Apr. 2015.
Samara Angeles, Jessica Ballard, Jennifer Flores, Omar Zamarripa
Southern Africa- Capital: Lilongwe
Floods, Droughts, Hailstorms, Earthquakes
UNICEF-$9.3 million from US for floods
Needs $65 million
Natural Disasters occur each year
Effects of Earthquakes: (Nepal Earthquake)
Climate- rainy/ dry depending on month
Fish- main source of trade
Government- Looking for help
Schools hit by the floods
Population: 20 Million
Poverty: 6.7% (2013)
Average GDP: $10,372 (2014)
Ex: floods,earthquake,hurricanes, etc.
Effects on Economy
Island consisting mostly of flat to rolling coastal plains
Located in the Indian Ocean to the south of India
Some regions receive up to 98.4 inches of rain per month
Most common forms: floods, sea level rise, tsunamis
Indian Ocean Tsunami (2004): 30,194 confirmed deaths
1.5 million people displaced from their families
Region makes it more prone to these sort of tragedies
Goal: Provide aid to children (2-8) affected by the tsunami
They recognized that the shelters weren't enough; needed more help
Aid: Childcare, therapy, meals
Funds support salaries of teachers, meals, & educational activities
Zeitoun By David Eggers:
How it relates to Natural Disasters
2004 tsunami occurred on December 26 killing 228,000 people
More than 16000 deaths in India due to tsunami
Caused about $10 billion of damage as a whole
Spread awareness of the destruction it causes
Flyers & Facebook page
Natural Disasters Awareness
India's people mainly live in villages mostly made up of mud-and-straw dwellings
India is a republic made up of 29 states and 7 territories
India has a parliamentary system of government
The majority of villagers only own brass pots for cooking and clay pots to store water and grain.
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Location: Centeral America
Population: 10 million (2014 estimate)
GDP: $1,300 per capita (2013 estimaate)
An island, shared with Dominican Republic, southeast of Florida
Two-thirds of the country are mountains and the rest is valleys. Very little plains
Heavy rains cause floods that trigger mudslides leaving hundreds of people dead or homeless