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Natural and Manmade Disasters. Disaster Preparedness. What disasters would and could effect our community?. MANMADE. NATURAL. Disasters can be foreseeable… Which ones can, and which ones can’t ?. Which disasters are common in the different regions of the USA?. Tornados? Hurricanes?

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Natural and ManmadeDisasters


Disaster Preparedness


What disasters would and could effect our community?

MANMADE

NATURAL


Disasters can be foreseeable…Which ones can, and which ones can’t?


Which disasters are common in the different regions of the USA?


Tornados?

Hurricanes?

Earthquakes?

Tsunami?

Blizzards?

Flood?

Fire?

Terrorist attacks?

School violence?

Can we be prepared:


Tornados?

Hurricanes?

Earthquakes?

Tsunami?

Blizzards?

Flood?

Fire?

Terrorist attacks?

School violence?

Hazardous Materials

What do we do?


Tornado Drills


What to do during in a tornado drill?

  • The tornado drill is signaled by a bell that sounds different from a fire drill

  • Stay calm

  • Listen to instructions

  • Do not worry about personal items


D U C K !

  • D – Go DOWN to the lowest level

  • U – Get UNDER something

  • C – COVER your head

  • K – KEEP in shelter until the storm has passed


Steps of a Tornado Drill

  • In a single file line, go into designated hallway or classroom

  • Sit close together and remain quite

  • With your head against the wall, duck and cover your head

  • Remain in this position until the ALL CLEAR is sounded


Masters of Disaster Quiz Bowl


What are floods that happen very quickly called?

  • Flashfloods


Which natural disaster is most common in the U.S.?

  • Floods


What are the heavy waves associated with a hurricane called?

  • Storm Surge


How many categories are hurricanes classified by?

  • Five


Which natural disaster is considered the most violent?

  • Tornado


What is the area of the country most at risk for tornadoes called?

  • Tornado Alley


Which natural disaster cannot be predicted?

  • Earthquakes


Remember to fill out your “Just in Case Family Plan”


PowerPoint by

Jillian Potts

Juliana Whitaker


Sources Used:

  • Fema.gov

  • Ready.gov

  • Youtube.com

  • cdc.gov

  • Ribbonofpromise.org

  • Churchofcriticalthinking.com


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