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KidsClick! Natural Disasters This page is a KidsClick! index for sites on Natural Disasters that link to other web ites. Some links contain animations that explain a particular natural disaster. It contains categories: Natural Disasters general, hurricanes, earthquakes, tornados and volcanoes. Preparing for a disaster This Illionois university site dicusses severe weather conditions and what you can do to prepare and protect yourself and your home.
Natural Hazards Find out about Volcanoes, tsunamis and other natural hazards
Hot Topics Learn about natural disasters from the BBC
Natural disasters of Hawaii Volcanoes, hurricanes, earthquakes and Tsunamis in HAWAII
World's worst disasters Just a click on the disaster to find out how mother nature can affect everyone
Savage Earth: Tsunamis Volcanoes Earthquakes Excellent series from PBS
Tsunami Consise information from an Australian perspective.
The Asian Tsunami Information and an animation from The AGE. requires FLASH
Tsunami visualisations This site has animations and videos of the recent Indian Ocean tsunami as well as other tsunamis that have occurred.
Things to know about Tsunamis Explore this site to learn more about Tsunamis, even how to protect your pets!
Pacific Tsunami warning system Explaination of the pacific warning system and how they can detect tidal waves.
Tsunamis and Earthquakes This site explores and explains the relationship and how earthquakes can cause tsunamis, as well as descriptions of some famous tsunamis including the 1998 New Guniea one.
Australian Earthquakes Facts, maps and information about earthquakes in Australia
Forces of the earth beneath our feet Find out what forces cause earthquakes
Ring of fire Map showing fault lines and earthquake prone areas
The great San Francisco Earthquake Through this disaster in 1906 many new regulations and building design was discovered. Find out more and see the pictures.
Tokoyo earthquake of 1923 On September 1, 1923 at one minute before noon local time, a great earthquake devasted southeastern Japan. Find out more
Forces of the earth beneath our feet Find out what forces cause earthquakes and other underground rumbles
Images of Volcanoes See pictures of real life volcanoes
Volcanoes and climate change Find out how massive amounts of ash from an euption can change our climate
Volcanoes around the globe Discover the location and history of the earth's volcanoes
Volcanoes by Alex Site with simple information by Alex
Volcanoes online Find out about plate tectonics, games and more
All about Volcanoes Lots of information but no pictures
Explore a virtual volcano Go inside a volcano to see how it works and erupts
Volcano World Excellent site about volcanoes. Easy to read
Black Friday in Victoria 13th January 1939 The “Black Friday” bushfires of 13th January, 1939 were the culmination of a summer of destruction in Victoria. This site also has an image gallery.
Images of the recent South Australain Bush fires
What to do in the event of fire. Information from the C.F.A. Including printable fact sheets on fire disasters and prevention
Floods Find out about floods in Australai and the flood prone zones.
Floods and what to do if your in one This NOVA site talks about famous floods from around the world.
Drought and flood Find out about these two extremes of the Australian desert
No rain a terrible disaster for everyone Drought can cause catestrophic devestation. Find out more
top STORMS CYCLONES, HURRICANES AND TORNADOS
Wild Weather Find out about severe weather conditions that can become disasterous
Cyclones, Hurricanes and tornados Find out about these severe storms. Find out how how they are similar and different. Very comprehensive site
All about cyclones Excellent site detailing cyclones woith information relevant tyo Australia
The formation of a tropical cyclone Find out where and how they are formed and why they threaten particular regions of the world.
Hurricane A hurricane is a swirling storm measuring 60-1,000 miles in diameter that forms over warm ocean waters. Find out more
Tropical Twisters An expert site that explians everything you ever wanted to know about these d4eadly storms
Twisters the tornado of destruction Explore the power of these freak occurances produced by storms that can cuase so much damage.
Landslides Although Australia has minimal landslides compared to other countries they do occur and cause damage find out more.
Talking about Landslides Landslides are a serious geologic hazard common to almost every state in the United States. Find out about there devestation.
Hot links complied and recommended by Mrs Bearup for this topic for use with school projects and general research