Case Study Earthquake, LEDC

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Case Study
Kashmir
Tick Managing Managing the Managing change
economic physical in the human
development environment environment
Section of the syllabus NATURAL
HAZARDS
Location Town/city/region Country Continent
T
C Nr Pakistan Asia
Muzaffarabad
RKashmir
What What are the
Earthquake causes?
When
8th October
2005 (8:52
Pakistan
Standard Time
Why
Kashmir lies in the
area of collision of the
Eurasian and Indian The cause of the
tectonic plates. The earthquake was the
geological activity born Indian plate
out of this collision, (Indoaustralian
also responsible for plate) moving
the birth of the against the
Himalayan mountain Eurasian plate and
range, is the cause of Iranian plate.
unstable seismicity in
the region. It was a collision of
the Eurasian and
Facts and figures Indian Tectonic
Magnitude: 7.6 plate.
Over US$ 5.4
billion (400
billion Pakistani
rupees)[1] in aid
arrived from all

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Desperate
shortage of
tents, blankets,
sleeping bags,
warm clothes,
medicine and
food
(Himalayan
winter
approached)
147
aftershocks
were registered
(one was
6.2magnitude)
What are the effects How can the
changes be
Primary effects managed or
Buildings solved? By whom?
collapsed. People
79,000 people educated
were killed. what to do if
Landslides, and
it happens
large cracks
appeared in the again
ground. Research for
US$5.…read more

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Keywords: Collision,
aftershocks,
http://www.slideshare.net/geographystudents/2005kashmirearthquakebyjamesspiter
i405
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/geography/natural_hazards/earthquakes_rev
5.shtml
http://www.slideshare.net/jacksonthree/kashmirearthquakecasestudy
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