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Handout 1.1 - Comparison Chart of Canadian Disasters

Names of members of your group:
1. __________________________
2. __________________________
3. __________________________

Type of disaster: ________________ Name of the disaster: _______________
When it occurred: __________________________
Where it occurred: _____________________________

Number of people killed?


Number of people affected/injured/evacuated or left homeless?


Describe the nature of appeal for national/international assistance.


How important historically was the event?
(Has it been remembered and did it cause people and governments to change or bring in new laws?)


Describe the significant damage/interruption of normal processes such that the community affected cannot recover on its own.