15. cyclone management

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15. cyclone management

  1. 1. To start, answer this exam style question:Explain how human activities affected theimpact of a named climatic hazard (4)Learning Objective:To understand how Myanmar and the USAmanaged against tropical storms and how theymight sustainably manage against them in thefutureLearning Objective:To understand how Myanmar and the USAmanaged against tropical storms and how theymight sustainably manage against them in thefuture
  2. 2. Country How they managed/prepared for thestorm wellHow they managed/prepared for thestorm badlyUSA (Katrina, 2005)Myanmar (Nargis, 2008)Using the case study pages in the text book, and your own notes,complete the table below. Use a whole page for the table.
  3. 3. Use the pictures below to draw a spider diagram of how countries can manage againsttropical storms. You must write down how they will help the country (“this means that…”)Write a sentence to explainwhich one you think is themost sustainable for NewOrleans then for MyanmarWrite a sentence to explainwhich one you think is themost sustainable for NewOrleans then for Myanmar
  4. 4. 1. Stick your map in the centre of a page2. Label The Gulf of Mexico and Mississippi River3. Annotate brief notes to show what the governmenthave started to update in New Orleans to try toprevent another Katrina disaster4. Some say that the new levees in New Orleans willwithstand a maximum Category 3-4 storm. Whycould the new levees be called unsustainable?

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