A current issue in society today is Chinas drastic air pollution.Air pollution is horrible, China’s super-speed growth has produced super-high levels of pollution. The air pollution in China has been going on for two decades. The Smog initially took a huge toll on the citizens of China and society. Air pollution is a very horrible situation in China , so horrible that it has even been effecting other countries besides themselves. The smog has even lead to health issues that have caused death, and other major health effects.
They are caused by excessive rain, usually in a low lying area, or a sudden release of water like a dam failure. They can leave devastating effects on the earth and its people such as destruction to buildings or roads, the spread of diseases, and breaking sewage pipes and causing the bacteria to go into the flood water, sickening populations. Also, one of the deadliest natural disasters of all history was the Huang He River floods of China in 1931. It killed nearly 4 million people, affected 30 million people, and flooded 34,000 square
I have chosen to write about the effect of natural disasters on our global society. Natural disasters such as earthquakes, hurricanes, wildfires, tornados, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions and floods have killed thousands of people over the past years. Studies have shown that natural disasters are becoming more common due to climate change. Natural disasters are classified into two groups, climate related and geophysical disasters. Climate related disasters include floods, wildfires, hurricanes, and tsunamis.
This sudden and unexpected change meant that the rivers were higher than normal levels. As the rain hit even harder in July, the area recorded twenty four inches of rainfall along its banks. This set up was heading for disaster for china. Some things that China could have done is try to predict and make a worst case situation and drew up some plans. They could have also warned anyone who lived on or near the river.
Rates of pollution have increasingly grown in a year, nearly 47% of chinese say it is the biggest dilemma in the country of China. These condition are very hazardous for their citizens, harming their overall health (Desilver). The pollution in China created by industrial businesses and car pollution cause problems in other countries as well (Air Pollution). Air pollution is ranked seventh on the worldwide list of risk factor, contributing to 3.2 million deaths in 2010 (Wrong). Starting out during the 1980’s air pollution began a serious problem in China when many large cities underwent great economic developments (Air pollution).
7). But Battambang is the most affected area and the destruction of the infrastructure in this area is enormous. On October 8, extensive rainfall, poorly managed dams and flash floods have contributed many Cambodians leaving their homes to find dry ground. At least 10 people were kill in Battambang. Mr. Chea Sambath, secretariat deputy chief of Committee for Disaster Management, said that four people including two children who were killed in this flood.
This earthquake was the most harmful to the Japan in last 50 years. The environment also feels all the consequences of the earthquakes. As scientists had investigated, when an expansive seismic tremor happens, territories of the ground frequently shape huge splits at the surface. A few of the ground devastation happens amid the strongly shaking of the arrive close expansive or auxiliary
This essay aims to discuss these efforts in greater detail and provide numerous examples of successful recovery projects in Sichuan province. The earthquake which devastated Wenchuan County was a result of stress built up between the colliding Indian plate and Eurasian plate tectonics. This disaster left more than 4.8 million residents homeless in this village, ironically the 2008 Beijing Summ... ... middle of paper ... ...struction efforts: the emergence of civil society in China?." The China Quarterly 198 (2009): 330-347. Viña, Andrés, et al.
Earth has many natural disasters that affect billions of people every year. Whether it is hurricanes, torrential rain, snow storms, or even tornadoes. But there is a natural disaster which unlike the others, is unpredictable. Earthquakes, one of the most feared natural disasters can kill thousands and affect millions when they occur. They can also be a precursor to an even worse event, the tsunami.