Ten of the most "unlucky" U.S. States

Ten of the most "unlucky" U.S. States Facts

Natural disasters occur around the world, and to predict the scale is nearly impossible. However, there are places in the world where floods, tornadoes, hurricanes, ice storms and other weather surprises occur most often. Compiling a list of such places were taken in the U.S.. In a Top Ten hit "unsafe" states worst affected by the disasters, and who have the highest percentage of material and human losses in the last 10 years.

1.Louisiana Type of disaster (2002-2011): Two tropical storms, 7 hurricanes, and 20 other incidents related to the

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The impacts of natural disasters since 1992

The impacts of natural disasters since 1992 Facts

Over the past 20 years by natural disasters killed about 1.3 million people, 4.4 billion hit to varying degrees. Economic losses of $ 2 trillion. For all of this are staggering in scale destruction of housing, schools, hospitals and buildings of cultural and historical value, roads and, of course, human lives and lost opportunities.

Tragedy in Uganda landslide

Tragedy in Uganda landslide Natural Disasters

A landslide in the East African country, presumably buried under tons of mud about 450 people living in three villages on the slopes of Mount Elgon. The death of 30 of them officially confirmed. The fact that the landslide occurred after heavy rains in the afternoon, has significantly reduced the number of deaths.

At the moment, attempts are being made to evacuate the survivors of 178 people to a safer area for permanent residence, but many villagers, despite the risk of a landslide re refuse to leave their homes

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New information on sea-level rise

New information about sea level rise Scientists have shown

Recent calculations of scientists have shown that the level of the Pacific Ocean off the west coast of the U.S., especially in California, will be significantly more by 2030 and will be about 15 cm to the 2100 figure will rise to 1 meter, which will flood the famous beaches, sand dunes and expand bays and estuaries.

Land will decrease by approximately 30 m in length in a mountainous part, a flat reduction would be much more serious. Swampy areas will exist no more than 50 years and will

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Florida is close to extensive tropical storm

Florida is close to extensive tropical storm Weather and Climate

To the territory of the State of Florida from the Gulf of Mexico is approaching tropical storm Debbie. Despite the fact that the main blow expected in about a day, the staff already flooded by torrential rains. In neighboring Alabama recorded the rise of oceanic waves, and in Louisiana, made public storm warning.

Tropical Storm Debby in Cedar Key, Florida. There are reports of a woman who died at her home on the flown in Hurricane Venus. Another person has been missing, it may be picked up and

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Flooding in British Columbia grows

Flooding in British Columbia grows Natural Disasters

Hundreds of residents of the Canadian province were forced from their homes, dozens left without access to safe drinking water due to flooding caused by the past few days ago by rain. Reported a lost old man who fell down the water along with the bridge over the bay, Guus, support which was washed away by water.

Most flood-affected communities north of Kelowna called Sikamaus with a population of 3,100 people. 350 people had to undergo an emergency evacuation due to the waxing crazy pace of water in bays and Sikamaus

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A new tropical storm near the Philippines

A new tropical storm near the Philippine Weather and Climate

To the east of the Philippine Islands in the 796 km of Manila discovered a new tropical cyclone Doksuri. Wind speed in the system reaches 65 km / h, had more powerful gusts of up to 83 km / h It is predicted that most of the precipitation falls in the central and southern part of the Philippines.

At the moment, the cyclone is moving west-northwest at a speed of 28 km / h Especially to fear rapidly gaining strength, the storm northern Luzon. All residents of low-lying

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Dozens of deaths from floods in China

Dozens of deaths from floods in China Natural Disasters

Over the past few days showers and thunderstorms killed 16 people in the northern and southern regions of China. From damage due to floods in some degree affected about 1.5 million people.

In Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region floods killed six people, caused damage of more than 450 thousand people, destroyed thousands of homes and nearly sank nearly 17 thousand hectares of new crops. Direct economic losses of 128 million yuan (20.3 million U.S. dollars). Earlier this week, the rains in Guangxi will not stop, but the rescue operation will

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Floods in Thailand reached the capital (photo news)

Floods in Thailand reached the capital (photo news) This is interesting

Thailand — the largest rice exporter in the world, but this year's floods, raging north of the capital in July 2011, destroyed more than a quarter of the country's crop. The disaster claimed the lives of 400 people in Thailand and neighboring Cambodia and Vietnam.

Reaching Bangkok, flooding forced the residents to leave the capital for a week. The total loss is about $ 6 billion.

1) 29 October 2011. A woman with a child in the Chao Phraya River.

2) 30 October 2011. Thai soldiers after the wall

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Protection of the environment — a dangerous occupation?

Protection of the environment — a dangerous occupation? It is interesting

Global Witness has released shocking statistics about the number of deaths of people involved in the protection of the environment. It is reported that the world has witnessed the growth of the killings of journalists, members of environmental associations and other individuals associated with the protection of lands, forests and other natural objects. Over the past 10 years the number of such unfortunate episodes exceeded seven hundred.

In 2011, 106 murders occurred environmentalists, which is twice more than three years ago. Global Witness has many examples of

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