Hurricane Maria

Hurricane Maria hit Dominica on the 18th September 2017, causing major damage before causing more destruction on neighbouring Caribbean islands, including The British Virgin Islands, Puerto Pico and Barbuda.

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Follow the event as it unfolded below:

Puerto Rico’s long road to recovery

In Puerto Rico, most of the islands 3.5 million people are still living in darkness two months on from Hurricane Maria cbc.ca/news/thenation…


H
urricane Maria: Puerto Rico in Crisis (3 part documentary)
* Inside The Storm, Controversy & Recovery m.youtube.com/watch?v=ZuJaEf…
* A Fragile Economy On The Brink Of Collapse m.youtube.com/watch?v=NJIA8W…
* From Stable In Puerto Rico To Displaced In New York m.youtube.com/watch?v=dTUEfq…


Many in Puerto Rico are still suffering 3 months on after Hurricane Maria hit.
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Nearly six months now since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico. Half a million people are still without power, whilst reported suicides have risen by 50% m.youtube.com/watch?v=m4qfal…

 

VIDEO – Puerto Ricans still in hotels 6 months after Hurricane Maria m.youtube.com/watch?v=gWCsO_…

 

Return to Puerto Rico: How Puerto Ricans continue to struggle many months after Hurricane Maria youtube.com/watch?v=B8Kdfm…

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Iran-Iraq earthquake

On Sunday 12th November 2017, a major 7.3 magnitude quake hit Iraq at 9:18 p.m. (Local time), The quake struck near the north-eastern border with Iran.

 

Iran quake map
Map via CNN

 

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Providing structure – extended writing

In light of the changes to the A Level Geography exams and introduction of the Geography Independent Investigation at A Level, I have collected together a few materials which may help students to:

  1. structure essay questions in the exam
  2. create a structured write up to their fieldwork and investigation

 

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Access the documents here:

GCE Geography – Transitional and linking words poster

GCE Geography – Command word definitions sheet

Answer the question – posters