Haiti Earthquake

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  • Haiti Earthquake
    • Effects
      • Buildings fell into roads
      • 230,000 killed
      • 300,000 injured
      • People moved to 1,000 camps
      • Roads shut for 10 days
      • 8 hospitals collapses
      • 1.5 million homeless
      • 180,000 homes destroyed
      • 4000 prisoners escaped
      • 19 million  cubic metres of rubble
      • cholera killed children
      • Repair cost: $11.5 billion
    • Responses
      • Global Rescue Operations
      • Trained medics and equipment flown over
      • USA brought food, water, medicine and shelters
      • UN and USA provided security to maintain law and order
      • 3/4 of buildings repaired
      • UK's Disaster Emergency Committee raised £100 million
      • 200,000 received cash or food for helping out
      • Thousands migrated to other countries
      • World Bank sent $100 million to support reconstruction
    • Basic Info
      • 12th January 2010
      • North American and Caribbean Plate
      • 7.0 magnitude
      • 80% of 9.7 people live in poverty
      • Poorest country in Western Hemisphere

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