Item Details

Torrents of Terror [electronic resource]

BBC Worldwide Ltd
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Throughout history, floods have killed more people and caused more widespread destruction than any kind of event other than war. This program examines the different types of floods, what causes them, the havoc they wreak, and what can be done to minimize their damage.
Release Date
2008
Run Time
47 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
9 & up
Notes
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on October 01, 2015.
Series
The World's Worst Disasters
World's Worst Disasters
Contents
  • India Flood Disasters (3:20)
  • China Flood Disasters (3:21)
  • Riverly Flood (3:53)
  • Estuary Floods (1:58)
  • Coastal Floods (1:43)
  • Catastrophic Flood (1:59)
  • Flash Flood (2:14)
  • North Sea Floods: January 31st, 1953 (6:02)
  • Nagoya, Japan: September 26th, 1959 (2:32)
  • Italy: November 4th, 1966 (3:34)
  • South-Eastern United States: June 19th, 1972 (2:53)
  • Poland: July 1997 (2:17)
  • Flood Warning Systems (2:05)
  • Flood Protection Systems (5:36)
  • Credits: Torrents of Terror: The World's Worst Disasters (0:48)
Published
[Place of publication not identified] : BBC Worldwide Ltd, [2008]
New York, N.Y. : distributed by Films Media Group, 2015.
Publisher no.
  • 95236s Films Media Group
  • 95239 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 online resource (1 video file (46 min. 33 sec.)) : sound, color.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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