Teaching about Risk and Resilience Real-world Examples
These real-world example descriptions have been submitted by faculty from a range of disciplines as part of the 2014 workshop: Teaching about Risk and Resilience.
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Homeless Shelters Preparing for Hurricane Sandy
Marc Settembrino, Southeastern Louisiana University
Marc Settembrino, Sociology and Criminal Justice, Southeastern Louisiana University Summary Disaster research has traditionally examined how housed individuals and families prepare for events such as hurricanes. ...
Special Interest: Hazards
Land Locked Community Impacted From Sea Level Rise 6200 Miles Away: Teaching an Audience Centered Approach to Risk and Resilience in Environmental Displacement
Carrie Nelms, University of Arkansas Main Campus
Carrie Helgeson Nelms, Environmental Dynamics, University of Arkansas Main Campus Summary The World Bank in 2008 identified five main climate change threats which are: droughts, floods, storms, rising sea level, ...
Special Interest: Global/National Issue, Sustainability, Hazards