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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
    • Loss of life plus injury of millions
    • Buildings and natural habitats destroyed
    • Setback in development
    • Hurts economy
    • Organizations…
      • Provide relief aid
      • Give counseling for victims
      • Raise awareness
      • Study and develop new technology
    • 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
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y0R_YxcEcIA
    • “ Quality and up-to-date earthquake preparation education for elementary to middle school kids in rural Sichuan public schools.”
    • Prevent death & serious injury of innocent kids
    • Helps students be prepared
    • Not many organizations already addressing this issue
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jd21VrygAM http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =69zGCc_6lW8
      • Teaches students about earth sciences
    • Belongs to University of Utah Seismograph Stations and College of Mines and Earth Sciences
    • Teaching K-12 students about the perils of natural disasters (earthquakes)
    • Incorporates into curriculum
    • Partners with teachers
    • They take action to ensure Utah youth’s safety
    • Take responsibility in educating and raising awareness
    • Program is comprehensive and interactive
    • During an Earthquake
    • Save lives
    • Prevent agonizing death or critical injury
    • Assuage lack of preparation or prior knowledge
    • Reassure students and parents
    • Pandemonium less likely
    • Avoid death by earthquake
    • Understand importance of preparation/ education
    • 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
    • Research earthquake safety
    • Make
      • Pamphlets
      • Booklets
      • Posters
    • Mail to organization for delivery
    • Raise money
    • Buy earthquake preparation handbooks
    • Mail to organization
    • Fundraising materials
    • Earthquake preparation books
    • AND/OR:
    • Information about safety procedures
    • Poster/pamphlet materials
    • Chinese translator
    • Sent an email to World Vision
      • Explained our mission
      • Inquired about assisting with a project of theirs
      • Described ways we could contribute
      • Praised their benevolent work
    • Currently awaiting their reply
    • Researching earthquake safety procedures
    • Plan to start creating materials to send to Sichuan soon
    • Learn It Use It [LIUI]
    • Contains a lot of information including…
      • Action plan
      • Long-term/short-term goals
      • Case study
      • Related organizations
      • Photos
      • Videos
    • UNESCO Natural Disaster Reduction
    • China Earthquake Aid
    • Red Cross Society of China
    • World Vision
    • 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
    • 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
    • Humanitarian social relief organization 
    • Provide relief to disaster victims, refugees, wounded soldiers in China and other countries
    • Collect donations for cause on website.
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
  • 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
    • 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