2/16(Tue):Taiwan Natural Disasters News (Host: Rosie)

2/16(Tue):Taiwan Natural Disasters News (Host: Rosie)

文章Rosie H » 週一 2月 15, 2016 9:59 am

Hi YOYO members,

Long time no see :D . I will show up this Tue evening meeting and be the host.

Session 1 : Hell freezes over in Taiwan, death toll rises to 52
http://shanghaiist.com/2016/01/24/hell_ ... _china.php

25/01/16: 52 people have died as Taiwan experiences some of the coldest weather in living memory.

36 people died in Taipei, New Taipei and Taoyuan, and a further 16 in Kaohsiung, mostly from hypothermia and the onset of cardiovascular diseases.
In Taipei, the temperature fell to 4°C, the lowest level ever detected in the city in 44 years, and may drop further to 3°C early today.

Focus Taiwan reports that the deaths were due to hypothermia and cardiovascular disease as those vulnerable to the cold were caught off guard by the abnormally cold weather.

Twice as many critical cases were brought into the Taipei Medical University Hospital as on a normal day, with most cases reported as sudden cardiac death, stroke and myocardial infarction.

The deaths come as Southern China experiences some of the coldest weather in living memory, with ice and snow gripping a part of the world which seldom sees temperatures in single digits.

Session 2: Power quake hits southern Taiwan
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/02/e ... 42324.html

Feb 7 2016: More than 100 people remain trapped under the rubble of a 17-storey building, as rescue teams race to find survivors after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck Taiwan. At least 26 people were killed and scores injured when the quake struck the city of Tainan about 4:00am local time on Saturday.
More than 1,200 firefighters scrambled with ladders, cranes and other equipment to the ruins of the 17-storey residential building that collapsed. Over 170 people have been rescued so far.
The Tainan emergency response centre said a 10-day-old infant and a small child were among those killed in the disaster, which came two days ahead of Lunar New Year celebrations, a major public holiday.

<Discussion Session>
Session 1 :
Questions for discussing will be different from the traditional way.
Please brainstorm!
After dividing you all into several groups, each group should raise three related questions and discuss the matter.

Session 2:
Q1. If you were the earthquake victim lived in that 17-storey building in the city of Tainan, what would you do?
Q2. Please share earthquake safety tips what to do before, during and after an earthquake.

Agenda
6:45 ~ 7:00pm Greetings & Free Talk / Ordering Beverage or Meal / Getting Newcomer’s Information
7:00 ~ 7:10pm Opening Remarks / Newcomer’s Self-introduction / Grouping
(Session I)
7:10 ~ 7:50pm Discussion Session (40 mins)
7:50 ~ 8:10pm Summarization (20 mins)
8:10 ~ 8:25pm Regrouping / Instruction Giving / Taking a 10 Minutes Break (Intermission)
(Session II)
8:25 ~ 9:05pm Discussion Session (40 mins)
9:05 ~ 9:25pm Summarization (20 mins)
9:25 ~ 9:30pm Concluding Remarks / Announcements
*********************************************************************************
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聚會時間:當天請準時於 6:45 pm 到達 ~ 約 9:30 pm 左右結束
星期三聚會地點:丹堤濟南店
地址、電話:台北市濟南路三段25號 地圖 (02) 2740-2350
捷運站:板南線 忠孝新生站 3 號出口
走法:出忠孝新生站 3 號出口後,沿著巷子(忠孝東路三段10巷)走約 2 分鐘,到了濟南路口,左轉走約 2 分鐘即可看到。
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Rosie H
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Re: 2/16(Tue):Taiwan Natural Disasters News (Host: Rosie)

文章Rock » 週一 2月 15, 2016 6:48 pm

Can people take these tragic disasters lightly and smile over the face of death? When we are having more and more bad news, what do we do to overcome the depression? Maybe I can share some ridiculous earthquake drills in a junior high school? 8)
It's not good to be pessimistic, especially when we just finished long holidays and have to go back to work now.
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