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Case studies unit 1


Disaster hotspot


California ­ earthquakes, forest fires, floods and storms e.g. Aug 26th 2012 Earthquake

Philippines ­ flooding, earthquakes and storms e.g. Aug 31st 2012 Earthquake



Local Natural disasters


Hull - June 25th, 2007 - Flood, killed 6

"­ 7th June, 2012 ­ Flood and thunderstorms…

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Earthquakes


Burma ­ 11th Nov 2012

Magnitude 5.8
26 dead
Gold mine collapsed
Building centauries old collapsed

California ­ 1989

63 died
3757 injured
22 structural fires
6.9 magnitude
$6-8 billion damage

Volcano


(Mount Etna)- 2012

(Mount Merapi) Indonesia - 2010

100+ people died
Displaced 150,000
Electricity down
Major ash…

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