Brown-Natural Disasters-Tina, Dianna, Mengxin

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  • Natural disasters happen all over the world, regardless of location
  • Rising number of natural disasters
  • Millions of people injured or killed

3.

  • Loss of life plus injury of millions
  • Buildings and natural habitats destroyed
  • Setback in development
  • Hurts economy

4.

  • Organizations
    • Provide relief aid
    • Give counseling for victims
    • Raise awareness
    • Study and develop new technology

5.

  • In center of North-South earthquake belt
  • Sichuan resides on 2 major crustal plates
  • Frequent earthquakes occur in Sichuan
  • In 2008, immense earthquake struck
    • > 69,000 people died
    • 7,000 schoolrooms destroyed

6. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y0R_YxcEcIA 7.

  • Quality and up-to-date earthquake preparation education for elementary to middle school kids in rural Sichuan public schools.

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  • Prevent death & serious injury of innocent kids
  • Helps students be prepared
  • Not many organizations already addressing this issue

9. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jd21VrygAM http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =69zGCc_6lW8 10.

    • Teaches students about earth sciences
  • Belongs to University of Utah Seismograph Stations and College of Mines and Earth Sciences

11.

  • Teaching K-12 students about the perils of natural disasters (earthquakes)
  • Incorporates into curriculum
  • Partners with teachers

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  • They take action to ensure Utah youths safety
  • Take responsibility in educating and raising awareness
  • Program is comprehensive and interactive

13.

  • During an Earthquake

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  • Save lives
  • Prevent agonizing death or critical injury
  • Assuage lack of preparation or prior knowledge
  • Reassure students and parents
  • Pandemonium less likely

15.

  • Avoid death by earthquake
  • Understand importance of preparation/ education

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  • Find and talk to organization working in rural Sichuan
  • Inquire about helping
  • Propose to create resources to prepare students
  • AND/OR:
  • Suggest fundraising and purchase of handbooks

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  • Research earthquake safety
  • Make
    • Pamphlets
    • Booklets
    • Posters
  • Mail to organization for delivery

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  • Raise money
  • Buy earthquake preparation handbooks
  • Mail to organization

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  • Fundraising materials
  • Earthquake preparation books
  • AND/OR:
  • Information about safety procedures
  • Poster/pamphlet materials
  • Chinese translator

20.

  • Sent an email to World Vision
    • Explained our mission
    • Inquired about assisting with aproject of theirs
    • Described ways we could contribute
    • Praised their benevolent work

21.

  • Currently awaiting their reply
  • Researching earthquake safety procedures
  • Plan to start creating materials to send to Sichuan soon

22.

  • Learn It Use It [LIUI]
  • Contains a lot of information including
    • Action plan
    • Long-term/short-term goals
    • Case study
    • Related organizations
    • Photos
    • Videos

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  • UNESCO Natural Disaster Reduction
  • China Earthquake Aid
  • Red Cross Society of China
  • World Vision

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  • United Nations Educational, Scientific, Cultural Organization program
  • Study/try to mitigate many types of natural disasters, ex. earthquakes
  • Describes how to help prevent/respond to them efficiently afterwards

25.

  • Non-profit organization
  • Works to provide aid to victims of Sichuan earthquake
  • You can
    • Donate money
    • Help raise awareness
    • Participate in their projects by writing letters to children impacted by disaster

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  • Humanitarian social relief organization
  • Provide relief to disaster victims, refugees, wounded soldiers in China and other countries
  • Collect donations for cause on website.

27.

  • Christian humanitarian organization focused on those in need around the world
  • Have long-term project planned for rural communities
  • Help rebuild schools/homes/health clinics to allow citizens' lives continue normally

28.

  • Millions of innocent people die every year from earthquakes
  • Many are children like us
  • No one deserves the immense feeling of grief and loss that follows these calamities
  • Huge setbacks for economic development

29.

  • Spread awareness!
  • More awareness = better chance of survival
  • Not an easy task; we can't do it alone
  • Many other aspects of natural disasters that you can help out with

30. Think About It

  • Kids in rural Sichuan just like us, but without resources we have
  • Share inform-ation, save a life
  • Arm them with knowledge

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  • Photos (in order of appearance)
  • http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3151/2489921376_2c31c63f5b.jpg
  • http://www.spiritualresearchfoundation.org/articles/id/spiritualresearch/spiritualscience/naturaldisasters
  • http://www.yelingyang.com/china/phohos/photo-gallery-of-terrible-earthquake-in-sichuan-ch.php
  • http://rcmi.files.wordpress.com/2008/05/705px-2008_sichuan_earthquake_map_no_labelssvg.png
  • http://www.yelingyang.com/china/phohos/photo-gallery-of-terrible-earthquake-in-sichuan-ch.php
  • http://www.yelingyang.com/china/phohos/photo-gallery-of-terrible-earthquake-in-sichuan-ch.php
  • http://media.monstersandcritics.com/galleries/1196326/0134298650085.jpg
  • By Mengxin
  • www.quake.utah.edu
  • http://www.seis.utah.edu/edservices/EES/EES.html
  • http://travelerfolio.com/travelerfolio/photos/wenchuan_candles_earthquake1.jpg
  • http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1172/541391344_19ddac717b.jpg?v=0
  • http://wikis.historymatrix.net/wikispaces.png
  • http://www.nationalfamilyweek.org/2008/Images/Get_Involved.png
  • http://www.hyperteach.co.za/Images/unesco_logo_en.jpg
  • http://www.chinaearthquakeaid.org/
  • http://pic.nipic.com/2008-05-30/200853095726933_2.jpg
  • http://www.unisa.edu.au/hawkecentre/images/Logos/Wvlogo-c.jpg
  • http://lawyerist.com/lawyerist/wp-content/uploads/2008/08/email-envelope-230-new.jpg
  • http://www.pge.com/includes/images/myhome/edusafety/naturaldisaster/emergencykitv01pho.jpg
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/26599733@N04/2495198460/
  • http://www.stuff.co.nz/images/723532.jpg
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/sakuralove/2504524783/
  • http://initiativesforchina.org/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/crying650.jpg
  • Information
  • http://www.who.int/hac/techguidance/ems/earthquakes/en/index.html
  • http://www.drgeorgepc.com/Earthquake2008ChinaSichuan.html
  • http://english.caijing.com.cn/2008-05-28/100061879.html
  • http://mceer.buffalo.edu/infoservice/disasters/china-earthquake-sichuan.asp
  • http:// www.seis.utah.edu/edservices/EES/EES.htm
  • http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/22/world/asia/22quake.html
  • http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2008-06/06/content_8323191.htm
  • http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/90001/90781/90879/6562425.html
  • http://www.maps-of-china.com/sichuan-s-ow.shtml
  • http://www.fema.gov/hazard/earthquake/eq_during.shtm