Reports said that more than 10,000 people died after a 9.0 magnitude earthquake and a huge tsunami hit Japan on March 11, 2011.
I am very sad to see the aftermath photos of the disaster.
It must be very hard for the victims.
Most of them lost almost everything including their families and friends.
I hope they will be strong and may tomorrow be a better day for all of us.
And we should learn a lesson from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant Disaster.
So we should not be greedy and we should build more huge wind turbines and wind farms to produce electricity.
At least 10,000 people were killed in the earthquake and tsunami disasters.
This is the world’s most serious nuclear accident since the Chernobyl disaster in Ukraine in 1986.
Nuclear power plant is a place where people produce electricity.
But nuclear radiation is very, very dangerous.
It can kill human, animals and plants and it can also caused cancer.
It could cause a big disaster and the effect will last for a long, long time.
This is the worst nuclear disaster in Japan after the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings in 1945.
On Friday 11th March 2011, a 8.9 magnitude earthquake and a huge tsunami hit northeast coast Japan.
At least 1,300 people were killed in the disaster.
A lot of people were hurt.
This s the strongest earthquake ever recorded in Japan and the 5th in the world.
Houses, buildings, vehicles, roads, farms and others were swept by the tsunami.
The disasters also caused fire and floods.
I am sad and sorry for the victims and their families.
This is an update to the double disaster in Indonesia.
Late Monday, a 7.7 magnitude earthquake in Sumatra caused a killer tsunami.
At least 113 people were killed and more than 500 people were missing.
The tsunami hit remote islands that takes about 12 hours boat trip from Padang.
Those islands are popular surfing spots.
10 villages were swept away by waves as high as 3 meters (10 feet).
On Tuesday, less than 24 hours after the tsunami, Mount Merapi in central Java erupted.
At least 25 people were killed in this disaster.
Government volcanologist Surono told AFP that they heard 3 explosions around 6 pm (1100 GMT) spewing volcanic material as high as 1.5 kilometres (one mile) and sending heat clouds down the slopes.
Thousands of people were in makeshift emergency shelters late Tuesday.
The volcano is on the highest alert level.
Mount Merapi is Indonesian most active volcano.
Scientists have warned that pressure building beneath Merapi’s lava dome could trigger its most powerful explosion in years.
If that really happens, it will cause a great disaster.
Indonesia is in the Pacific ‘Ring of Fire’.
A powerful, 7.7-magnitude earthquake triggered a tsunami that pounded villages on remote islands off western Indonesia late Monday.
At least 113 people were killed and a lot of people were missing.
Witnesses said, 10-foot (three-meter) high wave washed away hundreds of houses on Pagai and Silabu, part of the remote and sparsely populated Mentawai island chain.
On Tuesday, Mount Merapi in central Java erupted.
20 people were hurt by hot ash.
Lots of people had been evacuated from the area.
The alert level for the volcano had been raised to the highest level.
A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit New Zealand’s South Island early Saturday.
The quake hit at 4:35 a.m. (1635 GMT).
People ran out of their homes to the streets.
According to the state geological agency GNS Science, the quake hit 19 miles (30 kilometers) west of Christchurch.
There was no tsunami alert.
So far nobody was killed and only two people were seriously injured.
There were reports of some people trapped in damaged buildings.
The Christchurch International Airport was closed.
Chimneys and walls had fallen from older buildings, roads had been blocked, traffic lights were out and power, gas and water supplies were disrupted.
There were reports that some buildings had collapsed.
The fronts of at least five buildings in the central city of Christchurch have collapsed.
At least six bridges had been badly damaged.
Several wharves at the port had been damaged.
Kiwirail rail transport group spokesman Kevin Ramshaw said 13 mostly freight trains had been halted on South Island lines, with some damage already confirmed to rail lines north of Christchurch.
Police said that looters broke into some of the damaged shops in Christchurch.
Minister of Civil Defense John Carter said, army troops were on standby to assist as a state of civil emergency was declared.
New Zealand sits above an area of the Earth’s crust where two tectonic plates collide.
Germs are tiny living things that can make us sick.
They can make plants and animals sick too.
But some of them are good and useful.
We need to use a microscope to see them.
Germs do not make their own food.
They get their food from their environment.
Environment means the surrounding or where we live.
Bad germs produce toxins which is something like poison.
The toxin can make us sick.
So when bad germs get into our body; they eat our nutrients, reproduce and make us sick.
Influenza A(H1N1) and AIDS are caused by germs.
There are 4 types of germs:
Fungi are the biggest and viruses are the smallest.
Germs love to grow in dirty places and spreads very fast after a big flood, tsunami, earthquake and wars.
After natural disasters there will be cholera outbreak and other diseases from bacteria infections.
To fight germs we have to keep ourselves and our environment clean.
Always wash our hands using anti-bacteria soap and clean water, eat healthy food and drink a lot of water, juices, tea, herb tea and other healthy drinks.
People lost their houses.
Buildings, roads and bridges were damaged.
This is the 7th strongest earthquake in the world.
The president of Chile, President Michelle Bachelet said at least two million people were affected and 214 were killed.
The earthquake damaged buildings, roads and bridges.