Haiti 2010 Earthquake Mindmap (causes and primary/ secondary effects)

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  • Created on: 16-04-19 17:29
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  • Haiti 2010
    • Primary effects
      • 230,000 death toll
      • 1 million displaced
      • 250,000 homes destroyed
      • 4,000 prisoners escaped
      • Hospitals, airports and schools closed
    • Causes
      • The build up of pressure in North American and Carribbean plate sliding past each other at a conservative plate margin.
    • 7.5 on the R.S
    • Secondary effects
      • 1 in 5 jobs lost due to major loss of commercial buildings (230,000)
      • Looting
      • Morgues full due to high number of deaths = spread of disease as dead bodies fill up in the streets
      • Change in sea level + some parts of the country experienced sinkage

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