GEOG christchurch case study

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  • Created on: 24-04-19 17:11
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  • DEVELOPED EARTHQUAKE CASE STUDY (christchurch NZ 2010 & 2011)
    • newly discovered fault line
    • 7.1 magnitude
    • 4th september 2010 (1 died)
    • 2011 185 deaths had 9,000 aftershocks
    • effects
      • cost $20 billion to rebuild
      • tourism was badly hit
      • liquefaction
      • manufacturing hub not affected
      • agriculture unaffected
      • flooding
      • ignored by financial markets
    • responses
      • losses were insured
      • organised response
      • cleared rubble quickly
      • military acted
      • the gallery was designed as earthquake proof and worked

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