Cyclone - Zak Murdock Pd. 1 10-12-06 Natural disasters...

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Zak Murdock Pd. 1 10-12-06 Natural disasters cannot be prevented, however there are many things that can be done to save the lives of those who may fall victim to a natural disaster. For example when a hurricane is found on the radar, those who are in its path are advised to evacuate their homes and head to safer ground. What happens though when people do not evacuate and are caught by surprise? In 1991 a cyclone smashed into the coast of Bangladesh leading to the deaths off approximately 140,000 people. This was a very powerful hurricane just as Hurricane Katrina. Both of these storms were very powerful and both caused a significant amount of damage, these storms have some differences as well as some similarities. It was during the night and some people received warning of a storm nearing their country, where as many did not. With immense winds and a twenty-foot storm surge, a powerful cyclone pounded the country of Bangladesh on April 29, 1991. Many of the citizens were not warned and lost not only their homes but also their lives. This is similar
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