Topic: Thunderstorm

Safer, Stronger, Smarter: A Guide to Improving School Natural Hazard Safety

This guide provides up-to-date, authoritative information that schools can use to develop a comprehensive strategy for addressing natural hazards. It presents information and guidance on: Identifying natural hazards that could potentially impact a school; Making new and existing school buildings safer for children and staff, and more resistant to damage during natural disasters; Planning and preparing …

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Overview of Natural Disasters and their Impacts in Asia and the Pacific, 1970 – 2014

Asia and the Pacific is the most disaster-prone region in the world. Geologically, the region is characterized by active tectonic plate movements in the Pacific and Indian Oceans, which have been the source of major earthquakes and tsunamis. In the past decade alone, a person living in Asia-Pacific was twice as likely to be affected …

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Thunderstorm

Thunderstorms are very common. NOAA estimates that 1,800 thunderstorms occur at any moment around the world. Severe thunderstorms may bring heavy rain, flooding, hail, strong winds, and tornadoes that may damage homes, businesses, and government facilities. Additionally, community infrastructure may be damaged, such as utility poles, causing widespread power outages. Household To stay safer during a thunderstorm follow …

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Thunderstorm Safety Checklist. Chinese

Thunderstorm Safety Checklist that includes ‘How can I prepare ahead on time?”, “What should I do during a thunderstorm?” & “What do I do after a thunderstorm?”. Chinese

Thunderstorm Safety Checklist. French

Thunderstorm Safety Checklist that includes ‘How can I prepare ahead on time?”, “What should I do during a thunderstorm?” & “What do I do after a thunderstorm?”. French

Thunderstorm Safety Checklist. Haitian

Thunderstorm Safety Checklist that includes ‘How can I prepare ahead on time?”, “What should I do during a thunderstorm?” & “What do I do after a thunderstorm?”. Haitian

Thunderstorm Safety Checklist. Korean

Thunderstorm Safety Checklist that includes ‘How can I prepare ahead on time?”, “What should I do during a thunderstorm?” & “What do I do after a thunderstorm?”. Korean

Thunderstorm Safety Checklist. Tagalog

Thunderstorm Safety Checklist that includes ‘How can I prepare ahead on time?”, “What should I do during a thunderstorm?” & “What do I do after a thunderstorm?”. Tagalog

Thunderstorm Safety Checklist. Vietnamese

Thunderstorm Safety Checklist that includes ‘How can I prepare ahead on time?”, “What should I do during a thunderstorm?” & “What do I do after a thunderstorm?”. Vietnamese