Past Disasters and recovery


This assignment requires that you select an article on an industrial disaster
that has occurred in the past decade. Research an article , related to the disaster and
how the community recovered.

Industrial emergency suggestions include, but are not limited to the

  • Savannah Imperial Sugar Refinery explosion (2008),
  • fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas (2013), and
  • Texas City Refinery explosion (2005).

Within your article review, you will address the following points:

  • disaster summary,
  • NGOs that provided assistance,
  • response critiques, and
  • community recovery from the emergency.

Your article review should be well-organized and at least two pages in
length. You are required to use the CSU Online Library as part of the
assignment. Your textbook is NOT required for this assignment, although you may
choose to use it when discussing concepts that apply to the disaster. All
sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and
quoted materials must have accompanying citations in accordance with APA