Chile Earthquake

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  • Created on: 19-04-19 21:55
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  • Chile Earthquake  HIC (2010)
    • Causes
      • destructive plate boundary (South American and Nazca)
    • Preparation
      • 25 large earthquakes in the last 100 years
      • earthquake proof buildings
      • anti disaster drills
      • drop cover and hold on
    • Primary Effects
      • 521 dead and 12000 injured
      • 500,000 homes damaged
      • Santiago airport slightly damaged
      • several bridges and roads destroyed
      • 1 hospital destroyed
    • Secondary Effects
      • loss of power, water supplies and communication
      • tsunami warning
      • a fire in chemical plant
        • evacuation
      • copper mines suffered damage
    • Immediate Responses
      • president insisted on analysis of situation and within hours responded
      • 10th day 90% houses had power back
      • roads were quickly fixed
      • raised 60M in country via telethon
    • Long Term Responses
      • 1 month later they developed the housing rebuilding plan

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