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How are natural resources impacted? Natural resource could be affected by tsunami not only on land, but in the ocean. When a tsunami drags back out to the ocean after the disaster, it takes debris like sticks, dirt, and other factitious and natural material back into the ocean. This causes water contamination and ocean pollution. A country most likely gets its water from the ocean will be drinking polluted, unsanitary water, especially in third world countries like Sri Lanka. on land, a tsunami would uproot trees from their roots which could be devastating for countries that use trees that bear fruits like coconut and their coconut tree supply would be largely depleted. The high waters could also drown livestock like cows, pigs, chicken, etc. Rice paddocks and fields used for harvesting foods like rice, wheat, and other grains could be unedible or lost due to the fact that when a tsunami comes in from the ocean, it distributes dirt, garbage, and other harmful debris around where the tsunami covers land.

History flashback: The 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami claimed the lives of more than 230,000 people from all the way from thailand, to Sri Lanka, even claiming lives in Somalia in Africa. It is also one of the most costliest tsunamis in history, it costed 2.9 billion USD. 7

How to survive a Tsunami (Online Version)  

Tsunamis are one of the deadliest natural disasters, use this informative guide to find out how you can protect and educate yourself about t...

How to survive a Tsunami (Online Version)  

Tsunamis are one of the deadliest natural disasters, use this informative guide to find out how you can protect and educate yourself about t...

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