Students will discuss current events, world and local news, as well as dangerous weather and climates. In this activity, students will learn to talk about current events and describe an event in (target language), acting as a television news reporter.
When something is destroyed, does that actually help the economy by creating construction jobs? Do disasters like fires, floods, earthquakes, tornados, or tsunamis actually stimulate job growth? Only if people were planning to light their money on fire before having to spend it on reconstruction! This is what economists call the Broken Window Fallacy.
This transcribed article from American Radio Works discusses the hurricane risk in New Orleans. The 2002 article talks about how deep flood waters would be in a Category Five hurricane and the likelihood that such a storm would hit. Users may also listen to the article using Real Player audio program.
In the past 100 years deaths from natural disasters have decreased by more than half, despite a more than 4-fold population growth during the same time. What is it that we have learnt?
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Downloadable transcripts for the videos from Karolinska Institutet, from the course "An Introduction to Global Health".The course is originally published at EdX.
Students are asked to explain how natural disasters affect environmental health.
Refugee Health Care addresses the provision of basic health requirements for refugees and the coordination of care among the agencies concerned with them.
Students will discuss current events, world and local news, as well as dangerous weather and climates. In this activity, students will learn to talk about current events and describe an event in Spanish, acting as a television news reporter.