Central Italy

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  • Central Italy
    • FACTS
      • Fault lines
        • E-W
        • N-S = Apennine Mountain Range
      • high risk of earthquakes
      • Destructive PM
      • HAZARDOUSSETTING
      • Examples of Earthquakes:
        • 6.3, 2009, L'Aquila
          • FACTS
            • Much of the city was old; most severely damaged or destroyed
            • Mitigation
              • Earthquake resistant buildings
          • IMPACTS
            • Economic
              • Number of students enrolling deceased (uni)
                • Economic loss
            • Political
              • Government blamed for not rebuilding quickly enough
                • Lack of support felt
              • Tension between residents and officials
                • Officials didn't give early enough warnings
            • Social
              • attendance at social and religious activities declines
              • Historical buildings destroyed
                • altered architectural character of city
              • some suffered from mental health issues
        • x3 6.4, 1997, Assisi
        • Amatrice, Aug-Oct 2016

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