Mount Pinatubo

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  • Mount Pinatubo
    • Cause
      • Philippine plate subducted beneath Eurasian plate.
      • 13th June 1991
      • First eruption in 600 years.
    • Effect
      • 100,000 hill farmers made homeless
      • 2.1 million people affected
      • Education disrupted
      • Diseases spread
      • 10.6 billion pesos of damage
      • Global temperarure decrease of 1 degree
    • Response
      • 75,000 people evacuated
      • USAID donated plastic material for temporary structures.

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