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1906 San Francisco Earthquake

  1. 1. The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake By Khalil Bourjila
  2. 2. THE DISASTER <ul><li>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. </li></ul>The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake
  3. 3. The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake
  4. 4. <ul><li>The earthquake lasted about one minute, but the effects were even felt in Los Angeles. </li></ul><ul><li>And because of some mistakes of the firefighters, more than 30 different fires started all over the city. </li></ul>The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake THE CONSEQUENCES
  5. 5. <ul><li>More than 3,000 people died, and about 250,000 others lost their houses. </li></ul>The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake
  6. 6. THE REBUILDING <ul><li>San Francisco was quickly rebuilt, bigger and more spacious, and only nine years later the International Exposition was celebrated. </li></ul>The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake
  7. 7. <ul><li>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. </li></ul>The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake CONCLUSION
  8. 8. The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake And that’s all folks!

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