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    The Japan Earthquake

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    also struck with a major tsunami that brought a great amount of destruction along the Pacific…

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    Emergency Management

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    2004 on the floor of the Indian Ocean (Shuman, 2015). An Impressive tsunami followed the seism some hours later, and was responsible of massive deaths and missing, property destructions, and environmental issues which extended to fourteen countries in Asia and Africa. The disaster showed the inexistence of emergency programs in most of the affected countries, and thus, these countries were dependent on the international relief efforts provided by foreign countries. The lessons learned from the…

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    Sidebar: The largest tsunami wave ever recorded happened in 1958. An earthquake triggered a massive rockslide on the shore of Lituya Bay in southeast Alaska. Almost forty million tons of rocks splashed into bay. The sudden impact generated a tsunami that crashed against the other shoreline, flooding the area. The local tsunami traveled down the length of the bay and into the Gulf of Alaska, taking millions of trees as it blasted through the water. The wave reached a run-up height of 1,720 feet.…

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    That really caught my attention and then the next picture down with the cars and the guy walking his dog was also impactful. I think it shows that people are carefree going about their day because there was no warning about the impending tsunami. I also like the figure that explains the mechanics of a silent earthquake. It definitely helped me have a clearer understanding of how this occurs. The most impactful figure was the one that showed the underwater debris and gives the example of how a…

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    The Impossible “The Impossible” is a spanish disaster film. It is a touching film which based on an experience of Maria Belon and her family in 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. “The Impossible” set in the year of 2012.It directed by Juan Antonio Bayona and written by Sergio G . Schez . It is all about the family love and the miracle happens in the terrible tsunami. This film had shown that miracle happens everywhere as long as you believe in faith. I like this film because it touched me so much. …

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    Case Study: Satisfactory

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    The TE rated the project’s outcome effectiveness as “Satisfactory”, and this TER downgrades the rating for effectiveness to Moderately Satisfactory. According to the TE, “Effectiveness varied somewhat across the projects, but all made satisfactory progress in building health system resilience to climate variability.” (TE, p.56). Concerning the Project Development Objective and the project’s 4 expected outcomes, none of them have been reached in a full degree. But various activities have been…

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    First of all, Meyer addresses a magnitude-9.0 earthquake on the current coast of Oregon and WashingtonIn the article entitled, “A Major Earthquake in the Pacific Northwest looks even Likelier” by Robinson Meyer mentions how unexpected earthquakes could bring devastating consequences with little people informed or prepared. First of all, Meyer addresses a magnitude-9.0 earthquake on the current coast of Oregon and Washington. On January 26, 1700, the Pachena Bay citizens died from a flood and a…

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    Our task assigned was to interview a specific agency about their use, or lack of, an “Early Warning System”. Although the first use of the Early Warning System was in Kansas City in 1972, it wasn’t until 1981, that the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights suggested that all law enforcement agencies around the country should be implementing it. (Schultz 2011) It is still, as of 2017, not mandatory, however it is a requirement of the agency if it wishes to be CALEA (Commission on Accreditation for Law…

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    a strong factor influencing generally the health and existence of humanity, it unfortunate that microorganisms are adapting to survive in the extreme climate behavior while humans are continuing in their destructive ways with a care of the pending consequences which is annihilation, the Such a insights into this potential adaptation options for climate change related health impacts is obvious in New Zealand. We may now have to start to use or identify these diseases as probably useful markers to…

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    December 26th, 2004 marks the day a 9.1-9.3 magnitude earthquake triggered arguably the deadliest tsunami of the twenty-first century. The 1,300 km fault zone spawned a wave reaching fifty meters in height and five meters inland. Fourteen countries worldwide lost an estimated 230,000 people [Geist et al., 2015] and a devastating ten billion dollars to the colossal Indian Ocean swell. The devastation kick started efforts to create better technology and innovations so that when the next disaster…

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