What is the definition of natural disasters?

Answer According to the US Department of Health & Human Services, a natural disaster is an event which happens naturally causing a direct or indirect threat to the health and safety of the general public.... Read More »

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What is the role of air transports during natural disasters?

Air power is a very effective way of handling supply and rescue during natural disasters. U.S. Air Force and Army Reserve forces often convert to support roles, supplying medicine, food, water, and... Read More »

What Are Three Natural Disasters That Can Affect a Killer Whale?

Killer whales, or orcas, are the largest of the dolphin family. Like humans, orcas sit atop the food chain in their ocean environment and are effective predators. Killer whales have no known predat... Read More »

Natural Disasters & Schools?

Schools are often thought of as safe havens or refuges for students when they are away from home. Because of most school buildings' large sizes and their high concentrations of pupils the instituti... Read More »

How to Be Prepared for Natural Disasters?

It is best to put two disaster kits together: one for your car in case a disaster strikes while you are away from the house, and another (supplementary) for the house. The kit for the road should i... Read More »