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Kashmir Earthquake, Pakistan ­ 8th October 2005
General Info/Causes:
7.6 magnitude earthquake with a
duration of 1 minute
Numerous aftershocks reaching 6.…read more

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The weather meant priority shifted from rescuing people to providing
shelters for the survivors
Mountainous terrain meant remote locations were hard to reach, which was made worse by
the lack of effective infrastructure, such as roads
Lack of co-operation between military and civilian organisations meant slower response
The government was criticised for a slow response
Due to it being in a disputed area, Pakistan denied access to Indian helicopters to look for
$5 billion worth of damage overall
$500,000 per day of…read more


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