2 edition of Africa"s tsunami found in the catalog.
|Statement||with contributions by Dianna Games and Mercedes Sayagues.|
|Series||Global best practice -- rept. no. 7|
|Contributions||Games, Dianna., Sayagues, Mercedes., South African Institute of International Affairs.|
|LC Classifications||RA643.86.A35 A33 2006|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||112 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||112|
|LC Control Number||2006406786|
Published on A theory surrounding a landslide on a small African island could potentially cause a mega tsunami hurdling toward . A tsunami is a series of ocean waves that sends surges of water, sometimes reaching heights of over feet ( meters), onto land. These walls of water can cause widespread destruction when.
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The tsunami affected waves as far away as Carlisle Bay, Barbados, where waves were said to rise by m. The earthquake and ensuing tsunami kil in the Portugal, Morocco and Spain. 4. Krakatau, Indonesia – 27 August This tsunami event is actually linked to the explosion of the Krakatau caldera volcano. On Ma , monstrous waves, more than eight metres high, lashed the coastline. So powerful were the walls of water that pounded the shores of KwaZulu-Natal that many people, particularly.
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They examine the policy-making environment, the interaction between government and various elements of civil society, and the role that political decisiveness and leadership play in a country's coming to grips with the by: 4. In this book from the A True Book series, readers will Africas tsunami book about the tsunami, and how scientists are working to predict future Features • Clean new design for easy readability and comprehension • Updated text presented in a lively, continuous narrative • New center-spread “sidebar” feature presents material in a fun, creative way • Excellent age.
Publisher Summary. This chapter reveals that both tsunamis and tsunami-like waves are generated as a result of various causes, such as an undersea earthquake (also known as a seaquake) rupture process or, more frequently, the secondary triggered phenomena, such as landslides and/or other geodynamic phenomena, such as rockslides, large-scale gas emissions from the seafloor, volcanic eruptions.
The health sector response to the tsunami — everything related in this book — could not have happened without the tremendous support, financial and otherwise, from across the world.
The support of all donors and development partners is gratefully acknowledged. The role of health workers in tsunami-affected countries is also deeply appreciated.
tsunami (tsŏŏnä´mē), series of Africas tsunami book ocean waves generated by submarine movements, which may be caused by earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides beneath the ocean, or an asteroid striking the earth. Tsunamis are also called seismic sea waves or, popularly, tidal waves.
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Beachgoers enjoying Durban’s North Beach faced an unexpected “mini-tsunami” when a giant wave crashed against the coastline, causing damage to businesses. The Indian Ocean Tsunami: The Global Response to a Natural Disaster offers the first analysis of the response and recovery effort.
Editors Pradyumna P. Karan and S. Subbiah, employing an interdisciplinary approach, have assembled an international team of top geographers, geologists, anthropologists, and political scientists to study the Format: Hardcover. Purchase Tsunamis - 1st Edition.
Print Book & E-Book. ISBNWe would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow more. Emma Carroll's book, The Somerset Tsunami, is set during the aftermath of the flood, which has been described as "the worst natural disaster to hit Britain in historic times". Print out the following pages to make a Tsunami Book, a book for fluent readers.
There are two book pages on each printed page. Have the students cut each page in half along the dotted line. Staple the pages together at the left of the page, then read and color the book. The human and socio-economic costs and suffering of southeast and south Asian countries impacted by the tsunami of 26 December (hereafter refered to as ‘the tsunami’) were as high or higher than the worst natural or manmade disasters, and perhaps because of its wide geographic reach, the worst known in recent ies of eastern Africa were saved by distance from the source Cited by: Named One of the Best Books of the Year by The Guardian, NPR, GQ, The Economist, Bookforum, and LitHub On Maa powerful earthquake sent a foot-high tsunami smashing into the coast of northeast Japan.
By the time the sea retreated, more than eighteen thousand people had been crushed, burned to death, or : Cindy Belmar. Books To Africa International is a UK registered charity () An organisation in special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) since Unit 2, Barton Business Park, Canterbury, CT1 3AA.
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The effect of the devastating tsunami that hit southern Asia, could be felt by holidaymakers at South African coastal towns, from Natal to the Cape south coast. Freak waves hit SA as a result.A major quake there could trigger a tsunami that will hit the western and south western coast of Africa, including most or all coastal cities and towns in Senegal, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Cote D' Ivore, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, Benin, Sao Tome and Principe, Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Angola, Namibia and parts of South Africa.Tsunami, catastrophic ocean wave, usually caused by a submarine earthquake, by a landslide, or by a volcanic eruption.
In deep water it travels as fast as km ( miles) per hour, with enormous wavelengths of about to km (60 to miles) but small .