Presentation on theme: "Surviving Natural Hazards Objective: To find out how people can reduce and manage hazard risk by forward planning."— Presentation transcript:
Surviving Natural Hazards Objective: To find out how people can reduce and manage hazard risk by forward planning
Preparedness now! Watch the video below to find out how populations can prepare themselves for natural hazard events.
The Scenario You live in Pacific Heights, San Francisco. You have a small sturdy shed in your garden, well away from the house, which houses your garden tools. On the advice of local fire officers you are going to put together an earthquake emergency kit and store it in this shed so it would be accessible in the event of an earthquake.
Pacific Heights – San Francisco
Competition Time You will see 30 items that could be packed into an earthquake survival kit. How many can you remember?
The Items Fire Extinguisher First Aid KitSwiss Army Knife Plastic bucket TorchTV Board games MatchesCandles Tin opener SpadeSmall tent 5 litres mineral waterWater purifying tabletsToilet paper Radio (battery operated)Sun screenMobile phone DisinfectantTools including pipe wrenchCamping Stove Credit Card Tinned foodDried food Dust mask MoneyBlankets Quake transmitter Spare batteries Camping gas and stove
The Venn Diagram Discuss all your items on the list and place all 30 of your earthquake survival items into the Venn diagram in the appropriate section. Complete one Venn Diagram per person LEDC / MEDC / BOTH So, which of your six original items would be available if you lived in an earthquake prone LEDC such as Pakistan?
Over to You …. Complete this exam style question: Making reference to a case study, to what extent does the level of preparedness for hazards depend on where people live in the world? (10)
The Marketing Task
Or … you could go for the hero approach!
Group Work Produce a presentation guide suitable for the USA. Your presentation should show the vulnerable populations how they can prepare for a major earthquake event. Make sure that your chosen media will reach the maximum number of people possible.