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  1. 1. To Recap on El Nino <ul><li>Name one country that El Nino effects? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the Spanish meaning of El Nino? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the direction of winds in an El Nino year? </li></ul><ul><li>What does teleconnections mean? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the name of the Ocean involved with El Nino? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the reverse effect of El Nino called? </li></ul><ul><li>Name a particularly bad year for El Niño? </li></ul><ul><li>Name 2 countries that were effected by this event and what the effects were? </li></ul>
  2. 2. Recap <ul><li>So far this topic you have learnt that some hazards are increasing in frequency and are having a greater impact on peoples lives. </li></ul><ul><li>We have discovered that the unpredictability of El Nino and Global warming can lead to an increase in other natural hazards </li></ul><ul><li>That although the number of deaths are falling because of disasters the economic costs are rising </li></ul>
  3. 3. Learning Objectives <ul><li>K- Know how to describe trends in hazards and impacts </li></ul><ul><li>U- Understand how natural disasters can effect both MEDCs and LEDCs </li></ul><ul><li>S-Be able to attempt exam style questions using the knowledge acquired in the last 3 lessons </li></ul>
  4. 4. Describe the patterns you seen in the 2 graphs below
  5. 5. What do we learn from this data?? <ul><li>From the geo physical data there is no solid evidence that the frequency or magnitude of earthquakes or volcanoes is increasing </li></ul><ul><li>However, the hydro-meteorological hazards is definitely increasing. </li></ul><ul><li>Highly likely to be linked to climate change and us humans! </li></ul>
  6. 6. Comparison of events and impacts! Huricane Katrina (USA-MEDC) 2005 vs Cyclone Sidr (Bangladesh- LEDC) 2007 Watch the following video clips and think about which place you think was most seriously damaged?
  7. 7. Comparison of events and impacts- complete your table! Contaminated water/spread of diseases/houses, communications, crops destroyed Contaminated water/houses destroyed/communities broken up/looters Social effects $1.7bn $150bn Economic Cost Up to 10,000 1,500 Deaths Sidr (Bang) 2007 Katrina (USA) 2005
  8. 8. Differences between events As we discuss each category complete your sheet and give reasons for differences Contaminated water/spread of diseases/houses, communications, crops destroyed Contaminated water/houses destroyed/communities broken up/looters Social effects $1.7bn $150bn Economic Cost Up to 10,000 1,500 Deaths Sidr (Bang) 2007 Katrina (USA) 2005 Why? Why? Why?
  9. 9. Task! Attempt question 3 from example test questions
  10. 10. To end.. Look at the table below and fill in the blanks Contaminated water/spread of diseases/houses, communications, crops destroyed Social effects $1.7bn Economic Cost 1,500 Deaths Sidr (Bang) 2007 Katrina (USA) 2005

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