Haiti Earthquake

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  • Created by: dgordon14
  • Created on: 08-07-16 11:43
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  • Haiti
    • Date
      • 12th January 2010
    • Location
      • 15 miles south of the Haitian Capital Port-au-Prince
    • Primary effects
      • Monuments damaged
      • 295,000 buildings destroyed
      • Roads blocked with debris
      • Hospitals collapsing
      • 300,000 people injured
      • 220000 people killed
    • Secondary Effects
      • Tsunamis could be triggered
      • Lack of fresh water can lead to spread of diseases
      • Looting occurs; emergency services overwhelmed
      • Airport damaged; difficult for aid to reach remote places
      • Tourist industry declined
    • Where Haiti is found
      • Found in the Caribbean
      • Haiti is found on a conservative plate boundary
      • The Caribbean plate  is moving east and the North-American plate is moving west.
    • People Per Doctor
      • 4000
    • Access To Clean Water
      • 64%
    • Magnitude of 7

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