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Natural Disasters

Tragedies after tragedy after one after another. Simply, the impacts of climate change to Philippines.

Natural Disasters
Tragedies after tragedy after one after another. Simply, the impacts of climate change to Philippines.
The Philippines is on top of the list of countries in the world in terms of the occurrence of natural disasters in 2011, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General for Disaster Risk Reduction said.

The worst disaster that hit the Philippines was typhoon “Sendong” (international code Washi) last December 17 in Mindanao where at least 1,430 individuals died.
Second to the Philippines was China with 21 recorded calamities in 2011, followed by the United States with 19, India and Indonesia both with 11, Mexico with 10, Guatemala and Japan with 7, Brazil 6, and finally Bangladesh, Nigeria, Peru, Thailand, Vietnam with 5 each.

So, what makes the Philippines top the Natural Disasters list?
It is because of the tragedy after tragedy we always experience. Before, we move on to the examples let us tackle what is a natural disaster?
A natural disaster is an event that can destroy property and cause injury. Natural disasters are caused by something happening in nature, like a change in the weather. Sometimes we have warning of a natural disaster and other times they happen without notice.

Earthquakes, tornadoes, floods, tsunamis, volcanoes, wildfires and winter storms are all examples of natural disasters. Learning about natural disasters can help us be prepared when they happen, and being prepared for natural disasters allows us to help ourselves and others during and after these challenging events!

I made a timeline of the natural disasters I have researched in the next pages; Stronger Typhoons?
* Effect of global warming on typhoon strength is currently the subject of intense scientific debate
-Other TC requirements: uniform winds along vertical,...