Haiti

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  • Created on: 23-04-15 19:51
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  • Haiti earthquake
    • Causes
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    • Effects
      • Long term
        • 20% of people lost their jobs
        • Industry was seriously affected
        • Quick spread of disease, especially cholera
        • It was difficult to reach the area
        • People had to live either in shanty towns or on the streets
        • Aid
          • 1 million people in camps a year later
          • Support for people without jobs
          • Water and sanitation provided
      • Short term
        • 300,000 people were killed
        • Over 1 million people made homeless
        • Transport and communication links were damaged and destroyed
        • Over 50 hospitals and 1000 schools were destroyed
        • The main prison was destroyed and 4,000 inmates escaped
        • Aid
          • 800,000 people in aid camps
          • $450million international aid donated
          • Lack of immediate aid
          • 4.5million people provided with food rations

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