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Vulnerability and flooding in manila

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A presentation designed to support a lesson to grade 9 geography students in Manila about factors that influence vulnerability. The lesson can be found at http://volcanoesmakemeexplode.wetpaint.com/page/Floods

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Vulnerability and flooding in manila

  1. 1. Vulnerability and Flooding
  2. 2. Complete the table by considering how badly you were impacted by therecent floods in Manila. Explain your selections.Impact smallest largest ExplanationLife was at 1 2 3 4 5riskHealth was 1 2 3 4 5at riskPersonal 1 2 3 4 5propertywas at riskFinances 1 2 3 4 5werenegativelyaffectedDaily 1 2 3 4 5routine wasdisturbedFriends or 1 2 3 4 5relativeswere badlyaffected
  3. 3. Where would you place the guy in the previous picture?Impact smallest largest ExplanationLife was at 1 2 3 4 5riskHealth was 1 2 3 4 5at riskPersonal 1 2 3 4 5propertywas at riskFinances 1 2 3 4 5werenegativelyaffectedDaily 1 2 3 4 5routine wasdisturbedFriends or 1 2 3 4 5relatives
  4. 4. 2-10 Year Flood Cycle50-100 Year Flood Cycle
  5. 5. How can topography influence vulnerability to flooding?
  6. 6. How can the qualityof housing andbuildings influencevulnerability toflooding?
  7. 7. How can wealth influence vulnerability to flooding?
  8. 8. How can age influence vulnerability to flooding?
  9. 9. How can education influence vulnerability to flooding?
  10. 10. How can attitude influence vulnerability to flooding?
  11. 11. How can raceinfluence vulnerabilityto flooding?
  12. 12. How can gender influence vulnerability to flooding?
  13. 13. How can thedecisions of ourpolitical leadersinfluencevulnerability toflooding?
  14. 14. How can cultural behaviors influence vulnerability to flooding?
  15. 15. How do these factorsinterrelate? culture education age Individual attitude wealth race topography housing politics gender
  16. 16. In your group, discuss the questions raised in this slideshow andconsider how they are interconnected.Using the printed versions of the images that I have provided you,and all the creative intelligence that you can muster, create aposter that explains the effects of flooding and the factors thatdetermine who will be most affected by floods.Think carefully about how the factors that influence vulnerabilityinterrelate

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