10 Natural Disasters Caught on Surveillance

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The past decade has been filled with natural disasters. These recent disasters have had drastic consequences on the environment and the people affected. Tsunamis and earthquakes destroyed homes and displaced millions. What are your plans for a natural disaster; do you know what to do?

There are thousands of recorded videos on the internet depicting the tragedies. Here we’ve compiled 10 natural disaster videos captured by surveillance and security camera that do a great job of capturing disasters in action.

Keep in mind, these videos aren’t intended to ignite fear, but rather increase awareness (as is the purpose of The Urban Survivalist) of all the potential dangers out there that would require preparation, in case you are ever caught in such a catastrophic event.

1. Live Earthquake Cam Turkey Hospital, Erdbeben

Turkey was hit by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake in October 2011. What would you do if you were in the same situation?

2. Data Center Security Cam recordings of 09.09.09 flood at Vodafone Istanbul, Turkey

Watch as the flood tips over the desk at 3:20. Tip for next time: Bolt down your desk!

3. Haiti Quake Seen on Surveillance Cameras

This earthquake had a magnitude of 7 Mw. An estimated 316,000 people died and over 1,000,000 were made homeless.

4. Family's Surveillance Cameras Rolling as Tornado Hits West Liberty, KY

Luckily the family is doing fine. Watch at 0:20 to see how the tree is ripped out from the ground.

5. Joplin Tornado: East Middle School Surveillance Footage

Check out the Main Entrance view, which starts at about 2:45 in the video. This really shows just how powerful this thing is, with pieces of the building just coming apart.

6. EF5 Tornado Rips Apart House

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAPnbzHvIKs (embedding disabled on this video)

Don’t think that because of the construction of the house this happened. On the contrary, the winds were so fast, 205 mph to be exact, that no matter what the house was made of, it would have been destroyed.

7. Surveillance Cam Footage of Hurricane Ike Storm Surge in Louisiana

Within just 6 minutes, this Louisiana school is flooded when hurricane Ike comes into town.

8. Extreme Camera Captures Volcanic Eruption

This extreme CCTV camera captures the eruption of Mount Erebus volcano in Antarctica in infrared.

9. Japan Earthquake: CCTV Video of Tsunami Wave Hitting Sendai Airport

The whole airport is flooded in less than a minute! The tsunami hit after an 8.9 magnitude earthquake hit the Pacific area.

10. 8.8 Chile Earthquake – Office footage

In February of 2010, Chile was hit with an 8.8 magnitude earthquake. This one does a good job of showing how violently an earthquake can suddenly start shaking a room.


Awesome footages! Its really very sad that despite so much of technological advancements, we have not been able to curtail the damages due to natural disasters.
Unknown said…
The importance of these CCTV cameras are that they are kept everywhere. So if a crime is committed the culprit will be eventually caught.
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Dark Knife Ohio said…
Amazing to think that such a thing could occur at any moment with out a notice. I guess that's really what the whole survivalism thing is about.
Coin Values said…
These videos are really something to watch. I will be forwarding this information on to a couple friends.


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