Haiti earthquake mindmap

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  • Haiti
    • Date and location
      • 25KM west of Port-au-prince
      • It struck on the 12th January 2010
    • Effects
      • Primary effects
        • -220,000 people were killed
          • Many government buildings including the presidential palace were destroyed
            • 200,000 homes were damaged
              • 300,000 people were injured
        • 200,000 homes were damaged
          • 300,000 people were injured
        • Many government buildings including the presidential palace were destroyed
          • Roads were blocked by fallen buildings and smashed vehicles
        • Secondary Effects
          • Homeless people were moved into tent cities and temporary shelters
          • By November 2010 there were outbreaks of cholera
          • Looting became a serious problem as the Haitian government collapsed
          • Many people were buried in mass graves to prevent the spread od disease
          • The small Haitian tourist industry declined as tourists stopped visiting

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