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Title: Surviving Natural Hazards


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Surviving Natural Hazards
  • Objective To find out how people can reduce and
    manage hazard risk by forward planning

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Preparedness now!
  • Watch the video below to find out how populations
    can prepare themselves for natural hazard events.

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Our Location
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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.

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Pacific Heights San Francisco
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Competition Time
  • You will see 30 items that could be packed into
    an earthquake survival kit.
  • How many can you remember?

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The Items
Fire Extinguisher   First Aid Kit Swiss Army Knife
Plastic bucket   Torch TV
Board games   Matches Candles
Tin opener   Spade Small tent
5 litres mineral water Water purifying tablets Toilet paper
Radio (battery operated) Sun screen Mobile phone
Disinfectant Tools including pipe wrench Camping Stove
Credit Card   Tinned food Dried food
Dust mask   Money Blankets
Quake transmitter Spare batteries Camping gas and stove
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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?

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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)

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The Marketing Task
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Or you could go for the hero approach!
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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.
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