SCHOOL BASED ASSESMENT (S.B.A)
NAME OF CANDIDATE: ORAL GAYLE
SCHOOL: KINGSTON COLLEGE
TEACHER: MRS. SANDERS
An investigation on the impact of natural disasters on the residents of the Manley Meadows community.
Table of contents
Title page Acknowledgements 1 Rationale 2 Statement of problem 3 Method of investigation 4 Copy of questionnaire 5-6 Procedure used to collect info. 8 Presentation of data 9-15 Analysis and interpretation of data 16
Findings 17 Recommendation 18-19 Bibliography 20
The overall completion and success of this project is due to the efforts of several individuals. I would therefore like to thank those who assisted and contributed to the projects’ success.
Firstly, I would like to thank my mother for providing the necessary tools required to do this research some of which including; printing paper, printing ink, the transportation and the sleepless nights she encountered in ensuring that the project was properly assembled. I would also like to thank the residents of the Manley meadows community for answering and safely returning the questionnaires which played a major role in the outcome of the project. Lastly, but definitely not least I would like to thank my teacher Mrs. Sanders for her continuous support and the willingness and interest showed during the process of the projects’ completion.
Statement of the problem
How do natural disasters affect residents of the Manley Meadows community.
Over the past years there have been various natural disasters affecting residents of the Manley Meadows community in Kingston Jamaica, which have caused various damages to the communities infrastructure. These Natural disasters have occurred in various sorts;
As a result of these observations, I have decided to conduct a research which will highlight the effects of natural disasters and how they affect the members of the Manley Meadows community, and also find possible solutions of better ways members can prepare for Natural disasters.
Method of investigation
The researcher has decided to use the method of questionnaire in order to ascertain the relevant information for this research, the various questionnaires will be prepared an dropped in the mail boxes of houses; randomly selected, the questionnaires will then be collected at a later date and the information collected will be analyzed.
Copy of questionnaire
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This is a research being carried out on the Manley Meadows community, Kingston to determine how natural disasters affect residents of the community and how they prepare in the case that one were to occur. This study is being conducted as an assignment for a Social Studies course that I am currently pursuing. You are advised to answer the following questions honestly and truthfully, since you do not have to write your names anywhere, no one will ever know who answered in a particular way, remember this is not a test, there is no right or wrong way to answer, questions should be answered based on what you...
Bibliography: The information in this project form school based assessment (s.b.a) regarding (s.b.a) guide etc was obtained from the following sources:
* The members of the Manley meadows community
* Cxc social studies essentials with( sba, study guide & excercises) by-Mervyn C. Sandy and Stephenson C. Grayson
* Modules in social studies ( 4th edition) by Rampersad Ramsawak and Ralph R. Umraw
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