Think about your own community and its residents or neighboring countries. What are some host factors that might increase its risk of experiencing a disaster? What environmental factors might be significant? In each case, identify the likely agent. What interventions could be included in a disaster plan to reduce these factors?
Provide a weblink to a story about a recent disasters and discuss the impact on human lives.
Access one or both of the Internet sites listed here. Report on the change in statistics for disasters or terrorism since the year 2000. Have the rates increased or decreased? What factors might be involved?