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What is an environmental emergency?
It's a sudden-onset disaster or accident resulting from natural, technological or human-induced factors, or a combination of these, that causes or threatens to cause severe environmental damage as well as loss of human lives and property.
It’s an uncontrolled fire occurring in nature.
It’s a type of storm called a tropical cyclone, which forms over tropical or subtropical waters.
It’s a long high sea wave caused by an earthquake, submarine landslide, or other disturbance.
It’s a common natural disaster when water inundates land that is normally dry.
It’s a rupture in the crust of the Earth that allows hot lava, volcanic ash, and gases to escape from a magma chamber below the surface.
It’s a sudden and violent shaking of the ground, sometimes causing great destruction, as a result of movements within the earth's crust or volcanic action.
7. Ice storm
It’s a heavy fall of snow, especially with high wind and extreme temperatures.
It’s an infectious disease caused by a virus, the most common symptoms are chills, fever, sore throat, muscle pains and coughing.
9. Extreme heat
It’s a period of excessively hot weather and high humidity with temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius.
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