They are called hurricanes in the Atlantic, typhoons in the Pacific, cyclones in the Indian Ocean and willy-willies aroimd Australia. Use of proper construction material that is not injurious even if the structures collapse.
Every year landslides occur, especially during the monsoon season and cause much damage to life and property.
The control and mitigation measures in earthquake prone regions include hazard reduction programmes, development of critical facilities and proper land use planning. The Ganga and Brahmaputra rivers and their tributaries are most susceptible to floods.
Palakkad alone accounts for around quarries, Malappuram for and Wayanad for Establishment of earthquake regulatory agencies for fast relief. Adding to this was lack of clear Standard Operating Procedures for such emergencies.
Floods not only damage property and endanger if lives of humans and animals, but have other effects as well, such as: 1. Such hazards as a lack of accessible emergency exitspoorly marked escape routes, or improperly maintained fire extinguishers or sprinkler systems may result in many more deaths and injuries than might occur with such protections.
A number of military accidents involving nuclear weapons have also resulted in radioactive contaminationfor example the Palomares B crash and the Thule Air Base B crash.