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Title: DISASTER JEOPARDY


1
DISASTER JEOPARDY
The objective of this game is to remind the
participants of the many types of disasters that
can occur.
2
Interactive Game
  • Each site will participate
  • A list of facts from past disasters will appear
    on screen
  • The first person that names the event will
    receive a prize at each site
  • Prizes are items that you can put into your
    disaster kit

3
Lets Begin Our Game
4
Disaster Categories
  • Natural / Weather Related
  • Man-Made
  • Chemical or Biological Attack
  • Domestic Terrorism
  • Disaster at a Public Event

5
Natural / Weather Related
  • Date August 23, 1992
  • Location Off the Florida Coast
  • Killed 65 (25 in United States)
  • Damage totaled 27 billion
  • Most costly natural disaster in US history
    before Katrina

6
Some residents were left without power for up to
six months!
7
What if you had to evacuate YOUR home?
8
Hurricane Andrew
Have you stocked up on your food and water
supplies?
9
Domestic Terrorism
  • Date April 19, 1995
  • Location South Central (U.S.)
  • Deaths Total 168 (19 Children)

10
Convicted Terrorists
11
Oklahoma City Bombing
Have you established your family communications
plan?
12
Man-Made
  • Date December 1,1958
  • Location Major City
  • Deaths 95 (92 students and 3 teachers)
  • Started in basement stairwell
  • Cause unknown, arson suspected

13
While in compliance with the fire safety laws at
the time, the school was unprepared for ANY type
of fire.
One fire escape No automatic sprinkler system
No automatic fire alarm No fire doors No
fire-resistant stairwells Burned undetected
15-30 minutes Police never officially charged
anyone (10 yr old confessed but later recanted)
14
Our Lady of the Angels School Fire
Do your children know what to do in different
emergency situations?
15
Natural / Weather
  • Location Worldwide
  • Deaths Estimated 675,000 in U.S. alone
  • Killed more people than any other of its kind in
    history
  • Spread quickly
  • Most victims died within hours of their first
    symptom
  • Shortage of healthcare workers and supplies

16
Street car conductor not allowing passengers
aboard without a mask.
Nurse wearing protective mask
Make-shift Hospitals
Seattle policemen wearing gauze masks made by
the Red Cross
17
1918-1919 Pandemic Flu
Have you stocked your disaster kit yet?
18
Man-Made
  • Date July 24, 1915
  • Location Major U.S. City
  • Deaths 844
  • Started out as a company picnic
  • Had a reputation for being top heavy
  • Largest loss of life in the United States from a
    lone event during the 20th century

19
Ship was docked on the South side of the Chicago
River between La Salle and Clark
The lives of entire families were lost.
20
The Eastland Disaster
What would you do if you were involved in a
disaster while out of town? (vacation, business
travel, etc.)
21
Chemical or Biological Attack
  • Date March 20,1995
  • Location One of the worlds busiest
    commuter transport systems
  • Time Peak of morning rush hour
  • Killed 12 People (seriously injured 54)
  • Vision problems for nearly 1000
  • Five coordinated attacks

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  • Hospitals were unprepared
  • There was little information on how to treat
    casualties once the cause was identified
  • Ambulances transported nearly 700 patients
  • 5,000 victims reached area hospitals by other
    means

24
Tokyo Sarin Gas Attack
What would your hospital do with a sudden surge
of patients?
25
Man-Made
  • Date February 4,1977
  • Location Major City
  • Deaths 11 (Injured 180)
  • Nine hospitals received victims
  • Northwestern, Henrotin, Cook County, Augustana,
    Michael Reece, Mercy, Children's Memorial,
    Presbyterian-St. Luke's, and St. Joseph
  • Crash was one of the worst ever

26
Four Elevated Trains plunged to street
Motorman had a poor safety record (Tested
positive for Marijuana) Areas restaurants were
used as triage sites
27
1977 Loop Crash
If you are delayed in returning home from work,
do you have a plan in place for your children,
elderly parents or pets?
28
Natural / Weather Related
  • Date Summer
  • Location Major City
  • Deaths Exact count unknown
  • Possibly 739 over 5 days
  • Most victims elderly
  • Paramedics couldnt keep up with emergency calls
  • Hospitals were overwhelmed
  • 18 on bypass

29
Residents Unprepared
30
Chicago Heat Wave of 1995
As a result, many improvements have been made in
the citys extreme weather emergency plans. You
can contact 311 in advance to be placed on the
Chicago well-being check list.
31
Disaster at a Public Event
  • Location Major City
  • Date February 17, 2003
  • Deaths 21 (by asphyxiation from stampede or
    heart attack) Injured 50
  • Victims all 21 - 43 years old
  • Building had received numerous violations

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Chicago E2 Nightclub
Did you know… During a disaster, the Red Cross
provides patient locator assistance.
34
Man-Made
  • Date October 8, 1871
  • Location Major City
  • Deaths 300 People
  • Homeless 90,000
  • Damage 200 million
  • Cause It was rumored that the culprit was a
    farm animal

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The Great Chicago Fire
What would you do? Where would you go if you
had to evacuate your home immediately? Do your
smoke and carbon monoxide detectors have fresh
batteries?
37
DO YOU HAVE A PLAN?
38
Learn what to do in an emergency BEFORE the
emergency happens.
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