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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 6.0
Northern Pakistan but effected parts
of India and Afghanistan also
Destructive plate margin: Indian and
Eurasian Plates
It was on a Saturday which is a normal…

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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…

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