Chile Case Study

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  • Created on: 04-02-18 07:37
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  • Chile
    • Responses
      • Immediate
        • $$$$ 60M national appeal to build 300,000 shelters
        • International help with emergency services
          • Floating Bridges
          • Field hospitals
        • Temporary repair to Route 5 N to S highway
          • Aid transport
      • Long term
        • Government reconstruction plan for 200,00 homes
        • Strong economy could rebuild with little foreign aid
        • President predicts a four year plan to recovery
    • Effects
      • Secondary
        • 1500 km road destroyed by landslide
          • Remote areas cut off
        • Quake off west coast caused Tsunami
          • Some coastal towns devastated
          • Several Pacific countries warned and reduced loss of life
        • Fire at chemical plant near Santiago lead to evacuatons
      • Primary
        • 500 died
        • 1200 injured
        • 800,000 affected
        • 220,000 homes, 53 schools and 56 hospitals destroyed
        • $$$ 30 BN
        • Port of Talcahuano and Santiago badly damaged
    • Facts
      • GDP: 38th
      • 27 Feb 2010
      • Magnitude 8.8
      • Destructive- Nazca --> S American

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