- Choose one of topic below and post your response.
- Think about your own community and its residents or neighboring countries. What are some host factors that might increase its risk of experiencing a disaster? What environmental factors might be significant? In each case, identify the likely agent. What interventions could be included in a disaster plan to reduce these factors?
- Provide a weblink to a story about a recent disasters and discuss the impact on human lives.
- Access one or both of the Internet sites listed here. Report on the change in statistics for disasters or terrorism since the year 2000. Have the rates increased or decreased? What factors might be involved?
- Your response should be 50 – 100 words.
- Please respond to at least one (1) of your classmates.
- To begin the discussion, click on the “Click to Launch” link above, and then click “Create Thread“.
You will be graded as follows:
|Complete answer(s) to prompt(s) using standard English grammar and spelling; length of post complies with directions; and references are cited as per directions||80%|
|Response to one classmate using standard English grammar and spelling; references are cited per directions. Your comment(s) must be substantial. Do not just stay “I agree” or “Good point”.||10%|
|Response to one more classmate using standard English grammar and spelling; references are cited per directions. Your comment(s) must be substantial. Do not just stay “I agree” or “Good point”.||10%|