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ASB 327: Disaster!, Assignment 1 Save File As: LastFirst_1 Writing Assignment: Who Dies First? Who Recovers Fastest? Scenario: A heat wave is about to hit Phoenix, Arizona. The temperature is predicted to reach 120 degrees Fahrenheit for 6 days in July. The City of Phoenix needs a disaster vulnerability assessment that addresses vulnerabilities & capacities, gender, and economic status. The City of Phoenix needs to know who is at risk and who should be given first priority for disaster aid, based on your vulnerability assessment. Assignment: You will be asked to perform a vulnerability assessment for a heat wave in Phoenix, Arizona. Your vulnerability assessment should include (1) matrices dealing with: vulnerabilities & capacities; gender; and economic status; (2) an evaluation of vulnerabilities and capacities; and (3) an evaluation of disaster aid priorities. This is a research paper. You'll need to cite the course readings and/or outside academic publications to support your analysis. Five or more peer-reviewed academic citations are needed for full credit. Part 1: Matrix Analysis of Vulnerability & Capacity, Gender, and Economic StatusUsing the approach discussed in the Anderson & Woodrow reading, fill in the matrices below to analyze: (a) general vulnerabilities and capacities, (b) genderedvulnerabilities and capacities, and (c) economicvulnerabilities and capacities to a severe heat wave in Phoenix, Arizona.
ASB 327: Disaster!, Assignment 1

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