Nepal Earthquake

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  • Nepal
    • FACTS
      • Uplift on Himalayas
      • 7.8 magnitude
      • Epicenter
        • 50 miles from Kathmandu
      • 25th April 2015
      • Focus
        • 9 miles underground
      • Aftershock 26th April - 6.7
        • 120 aftershocks in total
      • Collision /   destructive
        • Indian + Eurasian
    • IMPACTS
      • Economic
        • Businesses not good
          • Incoming aid
        • Tribhuvan international airport closed
        • Loss of tourist revenue
        • $5bn for rebuilding
        • Harvest reduced
          • Effecting agricultural families
        • $10bn in losses
        • Historical buildings destroyed
      • Environmental
        • Monsoon Season
          • Landslides
          • Mountainous regions inaccessible
        • Avalanche of Mt E. triggered
          • 17 killied
        • Steep valleys - large landslides
          • More destruction and blocking roads
      • Social
        • Human traffickers prayed in female survivors
        • Thousands homeless
        • Temporary classrooms
        • Higher rate of violence and **** after
        • Malnutrition
        • 8000 dead
          • 19,000 injured
    • RESPONSES
      • Long Term
        • Asian development bank - $3m
        • Renovation of world heritage sites
          • boost tourism
        • UK gave £73m of aid and equipment for search and rescue
      • Short Term
        • 1st May Doctors
        • Helicopters visited hardest hit locations
        • 90% of Nepalese to worst hit areas
        • Monitoring CO2 conc.
        • Emergency tents
    • FUTURE
      • Slow progress
        • Extreme danger to 90% of properties
        • Difficult access
        • Slow distribution of funding
      • $10 bn estimated, 1/2 economy

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