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  • 1. The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake By Khalil Bourjila
  • 2. THE DISASTER
    • The Great San Francisco Earthquake was a seism that hit the city of San Francisco, California, and the bay of Oakland, in mid-April 1906. It was followed by a terrible fire, which killed more people than the earthquake itself.
    The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake
  • 3. The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake
  • 4.
    • The earthquake lasted about one minute, but the effects were even felt in Los Angeles.
    • And because of some mistakes of the firefighters, more than 30 different fires started all over the city.
    The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake THE CONSEQUENCES
  • 5.
    • More than 3,000 people died, and about 250,000 others lost their houses.
    The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake
  • 6. THE REBUILDING
    • San Francisco was quickly rebuilt, bigger and more spacious, and only nine years later the International Exposition was celebrated.
    The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake
  • 7.
    • The 1906 Earthquake is considered as one of the worst natural disasters in the history of the USA, and its effects were similar to the Katrina’s.
    The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake CONCLUSION
  • 8. The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake And that’s all folks!