This is an assignment that focuses on conducting a risk assessment for a mass gathering event. The paper also contains several guidelines to use in writing the assessment.
Conducting a risk assessment for a mass gathering event
You are required to conduct a risk assessment for a specific event involving a mass gathering of people. After your analysis, you are required to write a comprehensive risk management report to be given to the event organisers. You are expected to justify your risk assessment and recommended remedies response and recovery plans if a disaster eventuates based on the literature, theoretical principles and relevant frameworks.
1. Explain the theoretical principles and frameworks that underpin the management of emergencies and/or disasters.
Critically analyse and appraise a specific event and undertake a comprehensive risk management assessment.
1. Firstly, read the Criterion Reference Assessment Sheet.
2. Secondly, carefully read the scenario.
3. Thirdly, brainstorm a list of potential and actual hazards associated with this event.
4. Fourthly, using the tools and frameworks introduced in the unit undertake a comprehensive risk assessment of the event detailed in the scenario.
5. Then, write a risk management report for the organisers of the event.
6. Additionally, in your report include a clear justification of your recommended strategies for reducing, managing or accepting risk by drawing upon the literature.
7. Proofread your report carefully.
Submit via the Turnitin link.
This assessment task must presented as a professional report.
12 point font
Use Vancouver (preferred) or APA referencing, but be consistent with the style you use.
Disaster Risk Assessment Scenario
Shady town is a small country town the in North Queensland. Based on the last census it has a population of 2,517 people, with 48% female and 52% male. The median age of the population is 37 years. Much of the employment is in agriculture including tropical fruit, sugar cane, coffee, horticulture and dairy. It has a tropical climate with generally hot and humid summers and milder dryer winters.
The average annual rainfall is 1992mm on an average 154 days with most of the rain occurring during the summer between January and also March. From the around December to March the monsoons usually come along with warm to hot, humid conditions and also the possibility of thunderstorms Typical daytime min/max temperature ranges are 23C/31C in mid-Summer and 18C/26C in mid-Winter.
Scenario continuation is in the attachment below