25 terms

Disasters

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avalanche
a large amount of ice, snow, dirt, or rock falling suddenly down the mountain
disaster
an event causing great harm, damage, or suffering
drought
a long period when there is little or no rain
earthquake
a sudden movement of the earth's surface
famine
an extreme lack of food
flood
become covered with water
fire
burning
hurricane
violent wind
landslide
rock and earth moving down a steep slope
tornado
a strong, dangerous wind that forms itself into an upside-down spinning cone
tsunami
an extremely large wave caused by a violent movement of the earth under the sea
volcanic eruption
flames and rocks coming out of a volcano
damage
to harm or spoil something
injure
to hurt or cause physical harm to a person or animal
rescue
to help
destroy
to damage something so badly that it cannot be used
emergency services
the organizations that deal with accidents and urgent problems such as fire, illness, or crime
charity
a system of giving money, food, or help
explosion
car crash
incidente
blizzard
tormenta
epidemics
epidemia
casualties
vittime
sinking
affondamento
collapse
collassare

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