Natural Disasters, 1st Edition

  • Kevin Hillstrom
  • Published By: Lucent Press (Rosen)
  • ISBN-10: 1420512617
  • ISBN-13: 9781420512618
  • DDC: 363.34
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released February 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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This book will cover global natural disasters that have occurred over the last twenty years. Not only will it provide some background on the disaster, but it will provide what actions were taken as a result of the disaster and whether those actions improved the resulting loss of life and property as future natural disasters have occurred.

Features and Benefits

  • Carefully crafted narrative, fully documented primary and secondary source quotations, informative sidebars, and study questions all provide excellent starting points for research and discussion.
  • Full-color photographs, maps, and charts enhance volumes in this series.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: The Destructive Forces of Nature.
1: Earthquakes and Tsunamis.
2: Hurricanes and Floods.
3: Thunderstorms and Tornadoes.
4: Fire and Drought.
5: Volcanoes, Landslides, and Avalanches.
6: Natural Disaster Response in a Fast-Changing World.
Discussion Questions.
Organizations to Contact.
For More Information.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.