Discussion: Disaster Preparedness
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Objectives for this Discussion
After completing this project, you will be able to:
Explain the relationship between the magnitude, frequency, seasonality, or cycles of natural disasters
Identify the dynamic interconnections between earth processes and their effects on the environment
Use scientific methods to gather, analyze, and synthesize quantitative and qualitative data from multiple sources
Make inferences and formulate predictions using scientific data, observations, and methods
Construct data visualizations to analyze earth processes and their effects
Demonstrate how natural hazards become disasters and ultimately catastrophes
Determine the roles of federal and local governments, non-profits, communities, and individuals in natural disaster mitigation preparedness, response, and recovery
In your Disaster Preparedness Plan signature assignment, you were asked to research a hazard in your area and create a disaster response plan for a particular audience.
For this particular discussion forum, you will allow others in the class to see your disaster plan through your ePortfolio and provide feedback. For your main discussion post,
provide your public ePortfolio URL along with reflecting and commenting on the following: Provide a summary of the disaster you chose for your project, along with where your area of interest is and who the intended audience is.
Describe why you chose your potential disaster area and intended audience.
Describe what, if any, difficulties in developing your disaster plan. Explain.
Explain what you will take away from this project. Review the projects of 4-5 of your classmates and post their names here.
You also need to respond back to two peers within the course and give constructive feedback on their disaster plan.
Describe what you found interesting or innovative with their plan along with potential improvements you might recommend.