resilience reporter

resilience starts with information

Satellite images show Hurricane Matthew’s devastating mark on Haiti

Satellite images show Hurricane Matthew’s devastating mark on Haiti

haiti_satelite

Hurricane Matthew left a trail of devastation across Haiti earlier this month after the Category 4 storm flattened houses, flooded streets and killed hundreds of people. New satellite images from NASA’s Earth Observatory and DigitalGlobe show the extent of the hurricane’s destruction across Haiti’s hard-hit southern coast. Green swaths become barren brown patches, marking the places where extreme winds, landslides, erosion and storm surge stripped trees of their foliage and leveled entire neighborhoods…

 

2 quake faults in the Bay Area could rupture together, causing major devastation, scientists say

The most dangerous earthquake fault in the San Francisco Bay Area is connected to another, which means both could rupture simultaneously and unleash major devastation, a new study finds.

The Hayward Fault has long been considered a threat because it runs under densely populated neighborhoods east of San Francisco. The new study found that beneath San Pablo Bay, it joins with a second, less active underground fracture to the north…

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Information

This entry was posted on 20/10/2016 by in Uncategorized.

MORE RESOURCES

MORE RESOURCES

%d bloggers like this: