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Disaster Responses

IB DP Geography
       
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Geography Starter

Starter

 
Look at the following responses to the 2010 Haitian Earthquake - What scale are they at? Are there any issues with these sorts of responses?
 
 
 
 
Geography Activities

Activity

 
Haiti Earthquake: Who's given what?
 
Haitian Earthquake Classification Slips
 
Geography Activities

Task One: Spatial Classification

Download and print the classification slip document. Cut out all the slips.

Try and classify them as being either at community level, national level or international level.

Record your decisions in your notes.

 
Geography Activities

Task Two: Temporal Classification

Try and classify the responses as being either short-term, mid-term or long-term responses.

Record your decisions in your notes.

 
Geography Activities

Task Three: Rescue, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction

Define the terms rescue, rehabilitation and reconstruction in terms of responses to hazard events and disasters.

Try and classify the responses as being either rescue, rehabilitation or reconstruction responses.

Record your decisions in your notes.

 
Geography Activities

Task Four: Responses to another hazard event or disaster

Choose a hazard event/disaster you have already studied, which occurred in a country with a higher level of development than Haiti.

Produce an extensive list of responses to the hazard event or disaster and add a system of classifications - community level | national level | international level | short-term | mid-term | long-term rescue | rehabilitation | reconstruction

 
Geography Review

Review

 
Attempt this exam style question:
 
Describe two short-term community level responses to a named hazard event or disaster. [6 marks]
 

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