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Four ways to be killed by a volcano

Four ways to be killed by a volcano | IB Part 2 Hazards and Disasters | Scoop.it
Lava flows might look dangerous but volcanoes have much more deadly tricks up their sleeves. Find out about the real killers.
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Iceland expands volcano monitoring

Iceland expands volcano monitoring | IB Part 2 Hazards and Disasters | Scoop.it
Installation is under way of an expanded monitoring system for Iceland's volcanoes, which it is hoped will give the world more warning of the next big eruption.
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Why evacuate for an earthquake no-one can feel?

Why evacuate for an earthquake no-one can feel? | IB Part 2 Hazards and Disasters | Scoop.it
Six months ago, scientists were jailed for failing to warn of the deadly earthquake that hit L'Aquila, Italy. Now evacuations are issued more readily.
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Japan quake 'heard at edge of space'

Japan quake 'heard at edge of space' | IB Part 2 Hazards and Disasters | Scoop.it
A deep rumble produced by the great Tohoku earthquake in Japan two years ago was sensed by a satellite circling the Earth, scientists say.
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Typhoon Haiyan: Most powerful storm to ever hit land batters Philippines with 200mph winds

Typhoon Haiyan: Most powerful storm to ever hit land batters Philippines with 200mph winds | IB Part 2 Hazards and Disasters | Scoop.it
Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded, is battering the central Philippines bringing with it sustained winds of nearly 200mph and leaving a trail of devastation in its wake.
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Six dead in Indonesian eruption

Six dead in Indonesian eruption | IB Part 2 Hazards and Disasters | Scoop.it
A volcano erupts on an Indonesian island, spewing hot ash on to a nearby beach and killing four adults and two children.
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History of deadly earthquakes

History of deadly earthquakes | IB Part 2 Hazards and Disasters | Scoop.it
Hundreds of thousands of people have lost their lives to earthquakes in the last 100 years and improvements in technology have only slightly reduced the death toll.
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What's inside a Japanese quake grab bag?

What's inside a Japanese quake grab bag? | IB Part 2 Hazards and Disasters | Scoop.it
Japanese citizens are advised by the government to always have an emergency survival "grab bag" at the ready. What do people put in them?
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Deadly tsunami after Solomons quake

Deadly tsunami after Solomons quake | IB Part 2 Hazards and Disasters | Scoop.it
At least five people are reported killed as a tsunami hits the Solomon Islands, after a powerful earthquake that sparked warnings across the Pacific.
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