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Man Made Disasters List Causes And Effects of Man Made Environmental Disasters Part 1

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Man made disasters list what are the causes and effects of man made environmental disasters is being put together, since our recent rash of environmental disasters have been covering the headlines. Mankind, in our infinite wisdom is the cause of all these man made environmental disasters and gives us good reason to stop and think …

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List of Worst Storms – Natural Disasters 2011

List of Worst Storms – Natural Disasters 2011 Our list of worst natural disasters – storms of 2011 has grown in size since the 2010 list we did. 2011 was worse in terms of natural disasters. Regions from around the world were literally slammed with extreme weather events and catastrophes resulting in huge economic costs …

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DISASTER PREPAREDNESS IN AGRICULTURE IN INDIA

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DISASTER PREPAREDNESS IN AGRICULTURE IN INDIA By Dr. Ashok Kumar Panigrahi Definition of Disaster The India National Disaster Management Act 2005 defines, ‚ÄúDisaster is a catastrophe, mishap, calamity or grave occurrence affecting an area, arising from natural or manmade causes, or by accident or negligence which results in substantial loss of life or human suffering …

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Man Made Disasters List Part 2 The Dust Bowl Man Made Disaster

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Man Made Disasters Part 2 The Dust Bowl The Dust Bowl, also referred to as the Dirty Thirties, was primarily created by man with a little help from mother nature, from 1930 to 1936 and until 1940 in some areas. After several periods of unusual rainfalls, which encouraged settlement and cultivation in the Great Plains, …

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Natural Disasters

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Natural Disasters Natural disasters are synonymous with natural hazards. Sometimes, the two are even interchanged. Actually, there is a thin margin that defines the difference of the two. Natural hazards are dangers that should be foreseen in nature like earthquakes and tidal waves. A natural hazard becomes a natural disaster if it has casualties. In …

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We Wish A Happy New Year 2011 To All

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We would like to wish a Happy New Year 2011 to all our guests and friends past, present and future. 2010 has held many challenges for us all, due to severe weather, natural disasters, man made disasters and the lack of a consensus on reducing greenhouse gases. We have made some strides in 2010, but …

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