Disaster management/mass gatherings

Disaster management/mass gatherings report

Your task is:

Critically analyse the environmental health risks associated with

Relates to Learning

Outcomes:

disasters and mass gatherings and report on the environmental health

principles, management strategies and interdisciplinary approach to

managing environmental health risks using a particular case study to

guide the discussion.

The report should include (but not necessarily be limited to):

  • the relevance of disasters/mass gatherings to environmental health,
  • environmental health issues associated with the topic,
  • relevant legal frameworks (e.g. relevant domestic laws and

international agreements / arrangements for international disasters;

licensing and local laws for an Australian mass gathering),

  • the role of environmental health and other professionals, and
  • a relevant case study.

The case study must be a real mass gathering or disaster (natural or

man-made). You may choose a suitable mass gathering that

accommodates more than 10,000 patrons over the event period or a

disaster that affected more than 10,000 people. You may integrate the

case study into your discussion about the topics identified above, or you

can discuss it under a separate heading.

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Length:

3,000 words (+ or – 10%) (excludes tables, diagrams and

appendices).

If a submitted report exceeds the word limit, only the first 3300 words

will be marked. Any information provided after the first 3300 words

will not be considered when assessing the report against the marking

criteria.

Weight:

30%

Due date:

Before midnight 30 May 2016

Submission

procedure:

Submit electronically via the Turnitin link on Blackboard.

Individual/group

Individual

Feedback:

Feedback regarding this assessment item will be provided to each

student.

Criteria for

assessment:

The marking criteria for this assessment are available on

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