Responding To A Natural Disaster

This is an analysis of community responses to the disastrous storms and floods that struck the Central Coast and Hunter River regions of NSW on June 4th, 2007. It was written specifically to meet the Syllabus expectations of the Natural Disasters topic in HSC Senior Science but will also find application in other curriculum areas which focus upon how communities respond to Natural Disasters.

Entire Case Study PDF Microsoft Word
The Worst in Nature- The Best in Us PDF Microsoft Word
Constructing a local time line of famous “East Coast Lows”  PDF Microsoft Word
Tracking the intensity and movement of “East Coast Lows” PDF Microsoft Word
Predicting the likelihood of a disastrous “East Coast Low”  PDF Microsoft Word
The difference between Weather and Climate  PDF Microsoft Word
Responding to a Natural Disaster- Organisations involved in the response PDF Microsoft Word
Responding to a Natural Disaster- The role of local government in recovery PDF Microsoft Word
Learning from a Natural Disaster- Analysing the broad effect of the June 2007 storms PDF Microsoft Word
Learning from a Natural Disaster- Evaluating specific works designed to prepare for the effects of flooding events  PDF Microsoft Word
The difference between “responding to” and “planning for" a Natural Disaster PDF Microsoft Word
Postscript- the sign of times to come  PDF Microsoft Word
Appendix 1: Blank template for the Time Line of “East Coast Lows” PDF Microsoft Word