Unit Core reading:- Essay Excellence Essay Excellence


1- http://www.nat-hazards-earth-syst-sci.net/13/2707/2013/nhess-13-2707-2013.pdf

2- https://www.coag.gov.au/sites/default/files/national_strategy_disaster_resilience.pdf

3- http://ro.ecu.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1385&context=jephc


5- http://www.citc.gov.sa/English/RulesandSystems/RegulatoryDocuments/OtherRegulatoryDocuments/Documents/PL-PM-014-E-Guidelines%20on%20Disaster%20Recovery%20Planning%20for%20the%20ICT%20Industry.pdf (this article about Saudi Arabia)

6- http://www.unisdr.org/partners/countries/sau about Saudi Arabia


Topic: Assignment 1 is based on the Unit core readings as listed above.

There are 3 sub questions:

1. What is your perception of a contemporary definition of ‘disaster resilience’?

2. What have been 3 main drivers in the evolution of ‘disaster resilience’ as a global trend?

3. How would you rate your country’s progress (Saudi Arabia) towards the priorities of the Hyogo Framework?

You are required to locate at least one ADDITIONAL reference relating to Saudi Arabia (additional to the core readings provided above) to include in your response.