Project Criteria - DisastersYou will choose a disaster form the list below. You will create a poster that describes the disaster and how to prepare and respond to the disaster. This poster will be hung up in the hallways so professionalism and neatness is a must. You may work by yourself or with a partner. You will have one week to turn in your project. There are helpful Internet links at the bottom of this page.

List of Disaster
Blackouts
Fires
Mudslides
Tsunami
Chemical Emergencies
Floods
Terrorism
Volcanoes
Drought
Heat Waves
Thunderstorms
Wild Fires
Earthquakes
Hurricanes
Tornadoes
Winter Storms
Topics that must be covered
  1. What is the disaster & give an example (64 Good Friday Earthquake)
  2. How do you prepare for the disaster
  3. How will you respond to the disaster
  4. How will you recover from the disaster
  5. Special concerns/needs (infants/elderly, etc. & other disaster that maybe related)

Poster
1. Must be at least 30 x 30 in size
2. Must have at least 5 pictures, drawings, graphs etc…
3. Must have explanation of each pictures etc…
4. Must answer all of the above questions
5. It is worth 100 points
a. 40 points for neatness, pictures and typed
b. 10 points for Bibliography (use this link to get to bibliography citation generators)
c. 50 points for content

Useful Links
http://www.redcross.org/
http://www.fema.gov/
http://www.ready.gov/
http://www.hhs.gov/disasters/
http://www.bt.cdc.gov/
http://www.nrccwdt.org/resources/disaster/disaster.html