on “MAN-MADE CALAMITIES V/S NATURAL CALAMITIES”
People of the world have always faced both types of disasters, natural as well as man-made. Man-made disasters were not prevalent in ancient times. Man-made disasters are the results of industrial and material progress. Natural and man-made...
A disaster is a natural or man-made (or technological) hazard resulting in an event of substantial extent causing significant physical damage or destruction, loss of life, or drastic change to the environment. A disaster can be ostensively defined as any tragic event stemming from events such as earthquakes...
A disaster is a natural or man-made (or technological) hazard resulting in an event of substantial extent
causing significant physical damage or destruction, loss of life, or drastic change to the environment. A
disaster can be ostensively defined as any tragic event stemming...
Information about Disasters
Disasters fall into two major categories. These include man made and natural disasters. There is a major difference between these two and it is important to learn more about the same in order to increase your knowledge on the occurrence and causes of each and hence ensure...
Ruins from the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, remembered as one of the worst natural disasters in United States history
A disaster is a natural or man-made (or technological) hazard resulting in an event of substantial extent causing...
Yes, our nation is fully prepared to handle any national disasters.1.At first the Revenue Dept and concerned Engineering Dept,highways, P.W.D. or water board like that and local bodies like Panchayat or municipality or corporation , as the case may be, of respective STATE GOVERNMENT handles initially...
A disaster can be natural, man-made or technological hazard resulting in an event of substantial extent causing significant physical damage or destruction, loss of life, or drastic change to the environment. A disaster can be defined as any events such as earthquakes, floods, fires, or explosions. It...
It’s 2012, you and I are aware of the fact of the issues about the world ending in 2012. I believe that nothing is impossible, everything is in God’s hand and if God wants it to happen, it will happen. Here it goes where why I said that it might just as well happen. Until today,...
Laws need to be updated to handle man-made disasters
Published : Monday, 19 August 2013
Man-made disasters are attributable to conditions resulting from human conduct such as act of gross negligence, gross inaction or serious errors. Unlike natural disasters, preventive and regulatory measures...
What would you do if half of your personnel get infected with a contagious disease?
What is a disaster? Disaster is a natural or man-made event that disrupts critical business function(s). When a disaster strikes, it results in revenue loss. There are many companies that have gone out of business because...
Anthropogenic hazards or human-made hazards can result in the form of a human-made disaster. In this case, anthropogenic means threats having an element of human intent, negligence, or error; or involving a failure of a human-made system. It results in huge loss of life and property...
Katrina was a man-made and natural disaster. The hurricane, of course, was a natural disaster. The after effects like the levees breaching, people starving and dieing in the streets, how the government handle the situation were all man made.
The reason being a man made were , The man-made part of the...
Various disasters like earthquake, landslides, volcanic eruptions, fires, flood and cyclones are natural hazards that kill thousands of people and destroy billions of dollars of habitat and property each year. The rapid growth of the world's population and its increased concentration often...
Which is worse natural disasters or man-made? Which affects more? Man-made disasters are destructive and horrific. The magnitude of man-made disasters never fades away. They are unprovoked and the agony remains in our lives forever.
It is obvious that these emotions occur during...
The earth has been affected by the natural hazards over a long time as man emerged into picture the picture that the natural occurrences were becoming disaster, together with being documented in various ways providing a warning for the future generation. However in 1920, there was a published study referred...
thousand miles of pristine coastline, and killed hundreds of thousands of birds, fish and animals—has become a symbol of human-caused environmental disasters. Many years after the accident, and despite billions of dollars spent on cleanup efforts, crude oil can still be found under the rocks and sand on...
We sent off 2014 in the midst of disasters and ushered in the New Year that is full of crises. I am sure many of you are like me, uncertain and fidgety about what is in store for us in the near and distant future.
At this moment, I am beside myself with ambivalent feelings. A part of me is feeling...
breaking news about disasters. Many disaster exist in the world. Such as earthquakes, hurricane, and other etc. we called natural disaster. My questions start this point. Why disaster only explained by natural disasters? Those disasters only related with natural disaster? If natural disaster coming by difference...
We are faced with a man-made catastrophe that could end human existence. We are responsible and we can do something about it.
Global Warming is currently one of the worlds most pressing issues yet it is at the bottom of most to do lists. People are focusing on the here and now, saying Global Warming...
Man-made disasters are disasters is the element of human intent, negligence or involving a failure of a man-made system that leads to human suffering and environmental damage. Man-made disasters are sometimes referred to as anthropogenic. The term anthropogenic designates an effect or object resulting...
NATURAL DISASTERS : MAN-MADE OR HAND OF GOD
The United Nations defines disaster as “The occurrence of a sudden or major misfortune which disrupts the basic fabric and normal functioning of a society or community”.
Good morning respected members of the jury, teachers and my dear friends today...
Disaster management system: an integrated approach using satellite communication, education and remote sensing
Space Applications Centre (ISRO)
Disasters are reported of varying intensity and occurrence ranging from less frequent like earthquake, volcanic eruption...
word is revealed to us in the beginning of Genesis, chapter 3. Sin was not introduced when Eve made the choice to eat from the tree of knowledge of good and evil; the choice for sin was introduced when man was given freewill through God’s directive. Therefore, the initial sin of mankind was when Eve...
N a t u r a l o r M a n - M a d e D i s a s t e r s 173
Introduction: Overview of natural disasters
Recent emerging and re-occurring natural and man-made disasters around
the world reinforce the potency of the forces of humanity’s destruction as
depicted by ‘The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse...
nature are the two most vital components of this universe. Man can do wonders; he creates things which are said to be artificial. They are not permanent. But nature has created things which are permanent. No one can alter the design of nature. Man has no control over it. Nature has its own way. Sometimes...
Man Made and Natural Disaster Analysis
Todd A. Metcalf
EMGT 302—Professor Leah G. Littlefield
Chapter and Module 2 - October 6 2012
University of Maryland
In the Tennessee Valley many major categories of disasters are experienced which include...
wide variety of natural disasters. According to the National Weather Service, weather-related events killed at least 180 people in Georgia and injured countless others from 1995-2012.
Unfortunately, many Georgians don’t prepare themselves for emergencies until after a disaster strikes. Making a Ready...
Man-made reasons for Uttarakhand disaster | Down To Earth
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A hazard is a situation that poses a level of threat to life, health, property, or environment. Most hazards are dormant or potential, with only a theoretical risk of harm; however, once a hazard becomes "active", it can create an emergency situation. A hazardous situation...
Whether a disaster is man- made or natural, it can occur at anytime and anywhere. General response to any disaster is thereby in terms of rescue and relief operations which are after the event. If we are well and adequately prepared, it is very easy to reduce the impact of that disaster. There can be...