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Geography Activities

Activities - Constructing a Case Study

 

 

Date

Less Developed Locations

Resources

Haiti
12 January 2010 Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Wikipedia
BBC
Pakistan
29 October 2008 Balochistan Province, Pakistan
Wikipedia
BBC
Peru
15 August 2007 Ica Province, Peru
Wikipedia
BBC
Indonesia
27 May 2006 City of Yogyakarta and surrounding areas, Indonesia
Wikipedia
BBC
Pakistan
8 October 2005 Northern Pakistan and the disputed Kashmir region.
Wikipedia
BBC
 
Geography Activities

Where did it happen?

 
  • A written description of the location.
  • A map of the location including points of geographical interest.
  • Can you produce a sketch map of the location?
 
Geography Activities

When did it happen?

 
  • Date.
  • Time (local).
  • Duration.
  • Include the sequence of events to show the speed of onset and the pace of management and recovery.
 
Geography Activities

Why did it happen?

 
  • The physical conditions that caused the hazard
  • If the hazard is tectonic - what is it's tectonic setting?
  • If the hazard is metrological - what metrological conditions caused the hazard?
 
Geography Activities

Who was affected by it happening?

 
  • What were the effects/consequences of the hazard event?
  • Categorize the effects/consequences as being (SEEP):
      • Social
      • Economic
      • Environmental
      • Political
 
Geography Activities

What happened?

 
  • Describe the management of the hazard event - before, during and after?
  • Planning, preparation, prediction, hazard mapping, evacuation, warnings.
  • Help with recovery, aid - local, regional and international, role of NGOs.
  • Finally - produce a one paragraph summary of the hazard event.
 
Geography Review
Homework

Review and Homework Task

 
Select one tectonic hazard and referring to one or more examples, describe and explain its social and economic effects. [10 marks]
 

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