An image of the catastrophic reality of the force that comes with earthquakes. This photo, from the October 2005, Kashmir Earthquake, shows a building toppled completely to its side and the tragic rescue efforts that ensued.

The 7 Worst Natural Disasters Of The Last Decade

An image of the catastrophic reality of the force that comes with earthquakes. This photo, from the October Kashmir Earthquake, shows a building toppled completely to its side and the tragic rescue efforts that ensued.

North Korea is sending Kim Jong Un's sister to the Winter Olympics  here's everything we know about her

North Korea is sending Kim Jong Un's sister to the Winter Olympics — here's everything we know about her

Usually, hormone induced hair loss in men is permanent. Finasteride (Propecia) may stop the progressive nature of the hair loss while you are on Androgel.

Srirangam Temple  This temple is glorified in the Divya Prabandha, the early medieval Tamil literature canon of the Alvar saints from the 6th–9th centuries CE and is dedicated to Vishnu.  It is one of the most illustrious temples in India.

Srirangam: Srirangam is the foremost of the eight self-manifested shrines (Swayam Vyakta Kshetras) of Lord Vishnu . It is also considered the first, foremost and the most important of the 108 main Vishnu temples (Divyadesams).

This is a picture of one of the worst natural disasters in India of all time is the huge tsunami which rose in the Indian Ocean following a major earthquake . It occurred on 24th December, 2004 when people were celebrating Christmas on the beaches of South India. The tsunami caused immense loss of life and property in India, Sri Lanka, Andaman Nicobar and Indonesia. India also often has landslides, avalanches, floods, and cyclones.

Survival is less about heroic actions than avoiding mindless mistakes.

Most of us may not think of environmental degration in strict economic terms. However the cost of water pollution deforestation and natural disasters is enormous. According to a 2014 World Bank study they cost India a total of 80 billion dollars per year - nearly 6% of its economic activity. A major 52% is attributable to air pollution!#eco_nnect #india / Fact via @guardian & photo via @cerealmag

Most of us may not think of environmental degration in strict economic terms. However the cost of water pollution deforestation and natural disasters is enormous. According to a 2014 World Bank study they cost India a total of 80 billion dollars per year - nearly 6% of its economic activity. A major 52% is attributable to air pollution!#eco_nnect #india / Fact via @guardian & photo via @cerealmag

The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake was an undersea earthquake that occurred on Sunday, December 26, 2004 with an epicenter off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia.

20 Amazing Photos of Natural Disasters

"The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake was an undersea earthquake that occurred on Sunday, December 2004 with an epicenter off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia." There are unforgettable moments in our history that are caused and defined by natural events.

Buddha Head at Wat Mahathat, Ayutthaya, Thailand Loved and Pinned by www.downdogboutiq... to our Yoga community boards

Buddha Head at Wat Mahathat, Ayutthaya, Thailand Loved and Pinned by www. to our Yoga community boards

Operation 2015 " INDIA" - WE are a humanitarian organization working in India, working in slums, among the lepers, HIV, and poor in all areas of India. We also do work in areas hit by  natural disasters.    We work with and support those who are already HELPING in remote areas.

WE are a humanitarian organization working in India, working in slums, among the lepers, HIV, and poor in all areas of India. We also do work in areas hit by natural disasters. We work with and support those who are already HELPING in remote areas.

Earthquakes in Nepal, Japan, and Ecuador. Floods in Houston and India. Wildfires. Tornadoes. Blizzards. Try to name a place on this planet not affected by a natural disaster. Whether far or near, you’ll find that with international students in your classroom, someone is likely to have friends and family in the middle of it all. Whether you are teaching a unit on natural disasters or just need some themed topics to spark a discussion, this resource is for you.

Natural Disaster Themed Discussion Topics

Successfully functioning in today’s society requires reading skills, but with the popularity of more visual media such as the photos, memes, and videos that are widely viewed and shared online, many don’t see the value in reading.

Uttarakhand Floods

India’s northern state of Uttarakhand is struggling in the aftermath of flash floods which caused massive destruction of life and property.

KASHMIR.  There are still occasional flare-ups (as this fall) and natural disasters (including a flood in early autumn) in Kashmir, but the days of larger-scale conflicts in this disputed territory in India's northwest seem to be over. It's completely unlike anywhere else in India. —Hanya Yanagihara

9 "Dangerous" Places That Are Actually Safe to Visit

Planning on visiting Srinagar in Kashmir, one of the top hill stations in India? Find out important information and travel tips in this Srinagar travel guide.

Ranked top in a list of populations most at risk from natural disasters, India must find solutions to make its economy less exposed

India crippled by extreme weather as 100 million exposed to floods

Chennai Floods: Ashwin hammers fifty after household located harmless in rain-ravaged town

The intensity, frequency and duration of North Atlantic hurricanes, as well as the frequency of the strongest (Category 4 and 5) hurricanes, have all increased since the early 1980s

Global Climate Change: Effects

Hurricane Clouds- from outer space. My take away life lesson- stay in the eye of the hurricane avoiding getting sucked into the storm swirling around me

Natural Disasters to Pose Greater Risk to Supply Chains in India, Bangladesh, Vietnam

Tips on how to survive a tsunami, what the warning signs are and what to do after a tsunami

$347 trains a local builder in modern construction methods that will stand up to natural disasters #disasterrecovery #retrofitconstruction #upskilling #reconstruction #learnfirst #bhutan #china #colombia #guatemala #haiti #india #indonesia #iran #nepal #peru #philippines BUILD CHANGE

Build Change is an international non-profit social enterprise that designs earthquake-resistant houses in developing countries and trains builders, homeowners, engineers, and government officials how to build them.

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