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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Social Amplification of Risk Framework applied to Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita
Tatjana Hocke-Mirzashvili, James Madison University
Tatjana Magdalena Hocke-Mirzashvili, James Madison University Summary In 2005, thousands of Hurricane Katrina evacuees relocated to Houston, TX. With a temporarily changed city-scape and the pictures of New ...
Special Interest: Sustainability, Hazards
Teaching risk and crisis communication in the context of natural disasters
Bruno Takahashi, Michigan State University
Bruno Takahashi, School of Journalism and Department of Communication, Michigan State University Summary Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms ever recorded on Earth, pummeled the Philippines in November ...
Special Interest: Hazards, Sustainability