The Relationship between Vulnerability and Natural Hazards By jack Boylan

Vulnerability

Natural Hazard

Tsunami

2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and Tsunami

Peak magnitude of 9.3 MMS

Lasted for around 10 minutes

Focus at a depth of 30km

Outcome of the 2004 Tsunami:

160,000 deaths, affected over 500,000 people, and caused $4,451,600,000 US of damage

2011 Tōhoku earthquake and Tsunami

Peak magnitude of 9.1 MMS

lasted for 6 minutes

Focus at a depth of 29km

Outcome of the 2011 Tsunami:

19,000 casualties, affecting over 360,000 people and causing in the region of $210,000,000,000 US worth of damage

What's the relationship between vulnerability and a natural hazard ?

What differences were there in the disasters?

Any Questions ?

Credits:

Created with images by NASA Goddard Photo and Video - "Hurricane Katrina Arrives" • aitoff - "danger cliff edge" • Sparkle Motion - "Volcanic eruption in Holuhraun - Iceland" • hansol - "tsunami" • DFAT photo library - "Reconstruction amid the ruins in banda Aceh after the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami. Indonesia 2005. Photo: AusAID" • Trocaire - "Pic Noel Gavin/Allpix" • Everlong Design - "Japan disaster poster" • CECAR - Climate and Ecosystems Change Adaptation R - "Earthquake and Tsunami Japan" • DFAT photo library - "jog_31_may_001[1]" • Got Credit - "Education Key" • James Cridland - "Crowd" • Imahinasyon Photography - "Hiroshima City" • TooFarNorth - "tsunami sign" • TooFarNorth - "warning" • Ikusuki - "Tsunami"

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