Natural disaster

  1. Choose a natural disaster (earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, floods, etc.) discussed in any section of your textbook, write an essay that describes the disaster. Explain how humans predicted the disaster 100 years ago, today, and what are the expectations of future predictions. Discuss precursors, the use of technology, and the ability to determine exact locations or the expected scale of the event. 
  2. Next find two different countries that have been affected by the disaster you chose. Then describe the points a-d separately for the event in each country. 
  3. Summarize a specific event of each natural disaster for each of these countries. a. Be sure to discuss the recovery of event by detailing how these cities/countries rebounded. b. Be sure to include if the country never fully recovered, recovered somewhat, or completely recovered. c. Be sure to include details on how long recovery took. d. Include recovery costs in terms of life, physical possessions, money, etc. 5. For each the 2 countries answer the following: a. What is their current population? b. What other Natural Disasters have commonly impacted these countries (you can include disease). c. Identify the most likely type of natural disaster to occur in the present. d. What was the approximate population of the country when those disasters hit the country? e. What are the projected population levels for these countries for the future, such as 2050? 5. Compare and contrast how each country was affected/handled the event. Why do you thing those similarities and differences came about? 6. You must have citations within the paragraphs as well as figures (Include caption with all figures). 7. Use examples, real data, etc. to support your answers along with a reference list and citations.