Rwanda Genocide

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Term Paper (15 marks) October 28th, 2013
Students are required to pick a disaster that has happened in the recent past from a local, national, regional or international level such as Tana River Clashes, Rwanda Genocide, Hurricane Katrina, 2007-2008 Post Election Violence, or Oil Spill in the Gulf Coast etc.
Students should give a background of the disaster to include when, where, how, and why it happened. How did the authorities handle the disaster, what impact did it cause to the community (physical, social, emotional, psychological, economical), how did the media respond and report the disaster, any services for first responders, for the community after the disaster, vulnerable groups.
Students should give their reaction to that disaster and offer recommendations/solutions on how they would address the disaster chosen if it were to occur again based on their findings in relation to practice, policy, research, education/training. Students will be required to share a brief presentation with the class on their topic and findings.
Final Examinations (70 marks)
Final exam will constitute content covered throughout the semester. Question 1 is compulsory and carries 25 marks. Section 2 contains a total of 4 questions each carrying 15 marks. Pick any three (3) questions from this section.
NOTE: All written work MUST be typed using Times New Roman 12 point font and 1.5 spacing. Include a cover page containing your name, registration number, course name, title of paper, lecturer, date. Additionally, include a reference page. Students must hand in a hard copy of their assignments on the date that it is due. Soft copies will NOT be accepted unless in case of an emergency and prior arrangements have been made. Late assignments will be subjected to a deduction of one (1) point for each day it is late. No assignment will be accepted seven (7) days after the…...

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