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Unformatted text preview: o Warm weather • Geography journal publishes article casting doubt on climate change, editor resigns • Texas experiencing wildfires o Same problem as Los Angeles o Caused by lightning strikes o Bad wildfire activity • Drought in Somalia & East Africa o 750,000 deaths o Prolific magnitude • 2011 is very severe tornado year o Use record of past to predict pattern of the future • History is very important when it comes to disasters o It’s only through studying the past that we can get a sense of what can happen and protect ourselves against future events • Two-story homes are often the most at risk features in a landscape • Disaster postcards are an excellent source of information • Newspapers are being given a run for their money by local media...
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- weather, Tropical cyclone, Uruguayan peace keepers, New Japanese Prime, Texas experiencing wildfires