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    Many people throughout the world deal with environmental destruction. Whether it is natural or man created, both end in sudden calamities. An example of a natural catastrophe is the 1997 Red River Flood in Grand Forks, North Dakota. One of the unique aspects of the Red River is that it flows North and empties into the lake Winnepeg in Canada. However, since temperature tends to get colder the farther north you get, ice-jamming is often a concern of the Red River during the spring season. The National

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    Catastrophes in Romeo and Juliet Many characters in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet invite the catastrophes they experience.  These characters are Mercutio, Romeo, and Friar Laurence.  Mercutio because he never thinks before he acts.  He has a very big mouth and will say anything to create a joke.  Romeo because of this fight with Tybalt.  If this fight never occurred then the outcome of the story could have been better for Romeo and Juliet.  Maybe there families could have set

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    Admissions Essay - I Aspire to Help Prevent Catastrophe If preventative measures are not taken, the aging baby-boomer generation will metamorphose into a skilled-care black hole that will demolish the nation's economy as these individuals reach senior-citizen status. I aspire to help prevent this catastrophe and improve the lives of the elderly and their loved ones. It is often said that one's philosophy is defined by her experiences and accomplishments.  This summer I participated in the Summer

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    the other hand, “Necessity is the mother of all invention,” albeit in another context. So, which is it? Are we doomed to unchecked population growth followed by Malthusian catastrophe, or can we avoid it through increased food production, decreasing population growth rates, or some other means? To say Malthusian catastrophe is inevitable is completely unwarranted. Is it possible? Certainly – it is only logical that if human population reached levels which far outstripped food supply, the resulting

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    reinsurance companies tend to develop and apply Catastrophe Modelling (which is referred to as CAT modelling as well) in order to analyze and mitigate associated risks within such events. Modelling natural and man-made disasters is primary applicable in the insurance industry, however, it contains and requires the involvement of of actuarial science, engineering, meteorology, and seismology. The well-recognized insurance market Lloyd’s defines Catastrophe Modelling as “A CAT model is a computerised system

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    The Post Catastrophe Society Response This portfolio is based on a workshop which we did in drama our drama lessons, it was called "The Post Catastrophe Society". The workshop was based on a text scenario which we were given by our teacher Mr McCarthy, and it shows the reactions to a immense disaster that makes crowds of certain 'selected' people try to tolerate living in an underground world, in which all of their former laws, rules, traditions and lives have been thrown out of the window

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    Part 1: Summary In this book, Kolbert travels to many places to find out what is happening with global warming. Quite often she ran into the same fear at the places she went, the fear for loss before the next generation. When she went to Alaska, many people were fleeing from their homes because the sea ice surrounding them, creating a buffer zone for storms, was melting and that was causing houses to just be swept away. A man in Iceland who has monitored glaciers predicted that by the end

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    Catastrophe Bonds: The New Insurance

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    Catastrophe bonds are a new type of insurance securitization and have become increasingly popular in the insurance industry throughout the 21st century. Unlike traditional reinsurance products, cat bonds are “fixed income instruments issued primarily by insurers and reinsurers as a way of passing on their exposure to potential large financial risks associated with natural catastrophes” (Ip). in the form of an insurance linked security. These securities are designed to protect insurers and reinsurers

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    Flint, Michigan

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    jobs. Recently there was a debate pitting two sides of an issue. The question consisted of the decline of General Motors in Flint. Is it a catastrophe or does it provide an opportunity for the community. Members of the panel included Bill Donahue (pro-opportunity), Larry Thompson (pro-opportunity), Dorothy Reynolds (catastrophe supporter) and Ruben Burks (catastrophe supporter). In the beginning, there were many advantages of having GM as the dominate employer in Flint. The quantity of GM jobs in Flint

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    completely lifelike view of a major catastrophe. The was Camus creates such a quiet masterpiece of literature is not by reading death statistics and important events; it is by his focus on the individuals involved in the crisis. The most striking feature of the novel is actually very sublime. The way Camus approaches the unthinkable catastrophe of the plague is actually the opposite of the way the media in society today reports and enjoys to hear about such catastrophes. It is much easier to deal with

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