Plague Disaster Project
Links

The following links feature in the Plague Disaster Project or are recent additions.

Task 2

http://www.resiliencycenter.com/stories/2003stories/0305ralston.shtml
The character traits which enabled Aron Alston to survive and to amputate his own arm when he became trapped under a boulder.
http://www.survivorguidelines.org/articles/tedeschi01.html
What to expect after a disaster or trauma
http://www.wilderness-survival.net/
Wilderness and other survival advice. Rather a lot of emphasis on the Bushmaster Survival Knife, but good information despite that.

Task 3

http://www.survival.com/
Resources including contents of a survival kit,
http://www.equipped.org/
Doug Ritter’s site contains a wide range of survival information
http://www.wilderness-survival.net/
Wilderness and other survival advice.

Task 4

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/aod/
BBC radio news programmes on the Internet.

Task 5

http://interim.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/ukresilience.aspx
UK Resilience - official advice from UK government
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/4660193.stm
How London planned to deal with a post-9/11 Attack

http://www.londonprepared.gov.uk/
London resilience, preparing for emergencies

Task 8

http://www.putlearningfirst.com/language/20rhet/20rhet.html
This page of an English Language site gives links to many transcripts and some recordings of famous speeches. Some of the transcripts include commentaries on what makes the speeches effective.

http://www.historyplace.com/speeches/previous.htm
to hear clips and transcripts of these and other speeches.

Task 10

http://www.pepys.info/
Samuel Pepys’ diary
http://www.annefrank.com/2_life_excerpts.htm
excerpts from Anne Frank’s diary

Additional Resources

Disease

1918-19 Influenza Pandemic - http://www.stanford.edu/group/virus/uda/
Bubonic Plague http://www.fidnet.com/~weid/plague.htm
Government Plans for a 'flu epidemic http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2-1453925,00.html
Ebola outbreak http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/4565123.stm
Avian Flu http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/4340690.stm
Pandemic Flu USA http://www.pandemicflu.gov/

Medical advice

How to avoid catching a contagious disease -Medecin sans frontieres http://www.doctorswithoutborders.org/

Poetry

Commentary on the Horses http://slate.msn.com/id/13105/


General Websites


http://www.survival.com/
Resources on contents of a survival kit,
http://www.equipped.org/
Doug Ritter’s site contains a wide range of survival information
http://www.gregdavenport.com/category/survival-corner/
Greg Davenport’s Pearls of Survival
http://www.knowledgehound.com/topics/survival.htm
Links to all manner of disaster preparedness resources.
http://www.publicadministration.net/resources/creating-an-emergency-plan/
US Public Emergency Management Agency information
http://homecooking.about.com/library/archive/blmisc67.htm
Disaster survival recipes

Effects of an asteroid on Manchester

US plans for plague, flu and nuclear bomb attack (The Times 17.03.05)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/climate
BBC Weather expert site - greenhouse effects, floods storms and droughts

The Perfect Disaster - Discovery Channel Feature, with video clips, a quiz and puzzles

What To Do in an Earthquake

Preparing for Emergencies (UK Direct Gov) including Emergency Terror Advice Booklet

 
Published by ZigZag Education
www.zigzageducation.co.uk
Written by Duncan Grey
www.putlearningfirst.com