Matching Articles"Tsunami" (Total 4)

  • The Great Fire of 1892 burned down most of St. John's in just 12 hours and left 11,000 people homeless. The disaster prompted the Newfoundland and Labrador government to restructure the city's fire departments.
    Some of Newfoundland and Labrador's best-known and most destructive disasters occurred during the era of Responsible Government.
  • The 1929 tsunami caused about $1 million in property damage on Newfoundland's Burin Peninsula.
    On 18 November 1929 a tsunami struck Newfoundland's Burin Peninsula and caused considerable loss of life and property.
  • The house was found floating about two kilometres away.
    The tsunami left the people of the affected communities on the Burin Peninsula in desperate need of help, a role the public gladly filled.
  • A Mount Pearl Junior High School project about the Newfoundland and Labrador tsunami