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Natural Disasters Earthquakes Floods Tornados Hurricanes DVD, MP4, USB

Natural Disasters Earthquakes Floods Tornados Hurricanes DVD, MP4, USB
Natural Disasters Earthquakes Floods Tornados Hurricanes DVD, MP4, USB
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Earthquakes, Floods, Tornadoes And Hurricanes - Over 2 1/2 Hours Of Film Documenting The History Of American Natural Disasters Presented As An Archival Quality All Regions Format DVD, MP4 Video Download Or USB Flash Drive! #NaturalDisasters #Earthquakes #Floods #Tornadoes #Hurricanes #Films #DVD #VideoDownload #MP4 #USBFlashDrive


1936 PITTSBURGH FLOOD (PART II - PART I MISSING) (1936, 2:49, Silent)

A TRIP DOWN MARKET STREET BEFORE THE FIRE (1906, 13:52, Silent) - A car ride down San Francisco's main street before the great earthquake destroyed it one year later.

CATACLYSM: VOLCANO, TIDAL WAVES DEVASTATE PACIFIC AREA (1960, 1:44) - Chile's volcanic and earthquake activity results in tidal waves hitting Hawaii and California.

EARTHQUAKE (1973, 26:45) - The 1971 San Fernando Earthquake occured in the early morning in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains in southern California. The unanticipated thrust earthquake had a magnitude of 6.5 on the Surface-Wave Magnitude Scale (Ms Scale; measures surface effects) and 6.6 on the moment magnitude scale (Mw Scale; measures indirect and reflected effects), and a maximum intensity of XI (Extreme) on the Mercalli Intensity Scale (MM, MMI, or MCS Scale; measures intensity of shaking). The event was one in a series that affected Los Angeles county in the late 20th century. Damage was locally severe in the northern San Fernando Valley and surface faulting was extensive to the south of the epicenter in the mountains, as well as urban settings along city streets and neighborhoods. Uplift and other effects affected private homes and businesses. The event affected a number of health-care facilities in Sylmar, San Fernando, and other densely populated areas north of central Los Angeles. The Olive View Medical Center and Veterans Hospital both experienced very heavy damage, and buildings collapsed at both sites, causing the majority of deaths that occurred. The buildings at both facilities were constructed with mixed styles, but engineers were unable to thoroughly study the buildings' responses because they were not outfitted with instruments for recording strong ground motion, and this prompted the Veterans Administration to later install seismometers at its high-risk sites. Other sites throughout the Los Angeles area had been instrumented as a result of local ordinances, and an unprecedented amount of strong motion data was recorded, more so than any other event up until that time. The success in this area spurred the initiation of California's Strong Motion Instrumentation Program. Transportation around the Los Angeles area was severely afflicted with roadway failures and the partial collapse of several major freeway interchanges. The near total failure of the Lower Van Norman Dam resulted in the evacuation of tens of thousands of downstream residents, though an earlier decision to maintain the water at a lower level may have contributed to saving the dam from being overtopped. Schools were affected, as they had been during the 1933 Long Beach earthquake, but this time amended construction styles improved the outcome for the thousands of school buildings in the Los Angeles area. Another result of the event involved the hundreds of various types of landslides that were documented in the San Gabriel Mountains. As had happened following other earthquakes in California, legislation related to building codes was once again revised, with laws that specifically addressed the construction of homes or businesses near known active fault zones.


FLOOD RELIEF: PRESIDENT INSPECTS AREA AND SPEEDS AID (1955, 1:23) - The aftermath of Hurricane Connie.

MAN AGAINST THE RIVER (1937, 9:54) - The Works Progress Association (WPA) helps refugees of flood of the Ohio River.

MISSISSIPPI RIVER FLOOD OF 1927 (1936, 17:42, Silent) - The Great Mississippi Flood Of 1927, the most destructive river flood in the history of the United States, with 27,000 square miles inundated in depths of up to 30 feet during April, May and June, 1927. The cost of the damage has been estimated to be between 246M USD and 1B USD (4.2B USD - 17.3B USD in 2023). About 500 people died and over 630,000 people were directly affected; 94% of those affected lived in Arkansas, Mississippi, and Louisiana, especially in the Mississippi Delta region. 127 people died in Arkansas, making it one of the deadliest disasters ever recorded in the state. More than 200,000 African Americans were displaced from their homes along the Lower Mississippi River and had to live for lengthy periods in relief camps. As a result of this disruption, many joined the Great Migration from the South to the industrial cities of the North and the Midwest; the migrants preferred to move, rather than return to rural agricultural labor. To prevent future floods, the federal government built the world's longest system of levees and floodways. Then-Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover's handling of the crisis gave him a positive nationwide reputation, helping pave the way to his election as U.S. President in 1928. Political turmoil from the disaster at the state level aided the election of Huey Long as governor in Louisiana.

NEWS MAGAZINE OF THE SCREEN (MAY 1952, 1:54) - Nine states ravaged by the flooding of the Missouri River.

HURRICANE IN TWO HEMISPHERES (NOVEMBER 1956, 3:56) - Hurricane Flossy hits Louisiana while Typhoons 9 & 12 hit Japan.

A MATTRESS FOR THE MISSISSIPPI (DECEMBER 1956, 0:53) - The Mississippi River is reinforced from the river bottom right up to the levees.

NORTHEAST DEVASTATED BY FLOODS! (AUGUST 1955, 2:22) - More on the devastation caused by Hurricane Connie.


RENO FLOOD (1927, 2:35, Silent)

SAN FRANCISCO AFTER THE FIRE, 1906 (1906, 23:25, Silent)


SAN FRANCISCO AFTERMATH, 1906 (1906, 7:43, Silent)


SHOCK TROOPS OF DISASTER: THE STORY OF THE NEW ENGLAND HURRICANE (1938, 10:53) - From back before Hurricanes were given names, this film documents the extraordinarily destructive hurricane known as The 1938 New England Hurricane (The Great New England Hurricane, The Long Island Express Hurricane), a Category 5 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson hurricane scale, before making landfall as a Category 3 hurricane on Long Island on Wednesday, September 21. It is estimated that the hurricane killed 682 people, damaged or destroyed more than 57,000 homes, and caused property losses estimated at 306M USD (4.7B USD in 2024). Multiple other sources, however, mention that the 1938 hurricane might have really been a more powerful Category 4, having winds similar to Hurricanes Hugo, Harvey, Frederic and Gracie when it ran through Long Island and New England. Also, numerous others estimate the real damage between 347M USD and almost 410M USD. Damaged trees and buildings were still seen in the affected areas as late as 1951. It remains the most powerful and deadliest hurricane in recorded New England history, perhaps eclipsed in landfall intensity only by the Great Colonial Hurricane of 1635.

STORM HAVOC: HURRICANE KILLS 43, DAMAGE 15 MILLIONS (AUGUST 1955, 1:31) - Hurricane Connie hits the east coast from the Carolinas to New York.

TORNADO (1950s, 14:26) - The Dos and Dont's of what to do in case of a Tornado is here mixed with rare and classic Tornado footage.

SCORES DIE AS TWISTERS RIP MIDWEST (APRIL 1956, 0:55) - Hudsonville Michigan is devastated, 14 states severely damaged.

A Natural Disaster is a major adverse event resulting from natural processes of the Earth; examples include firestorms, duststorms, floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, tsunamis, storms, and other geologic processes. A natural disaster can cause loss of life or damage property, and typically leaves some economic damage in its wake, the severity of which depends on the affected population's resilience and on the infrastructure available. In modern times, the divide between natural, man-made and man-accelerated is quite difficult to draw with human choices like architecture, fire, resource management or even climate change potentially playing a role. An adverse event will not rise to the level of a disaster if it occurs in an area without vulnerable population. In a vulnerable area, however, such as Nepal during the 2015 earthquake, an adverse event can have disastrous consequences and leave lasting damage, which can take years to repair. The disastrous consequences also impact the mental health of effected communities often leading to post-traumatic symptoms. These increased emotional experiences can be supported through collective processing, leading to resilience and increased community engagement.