Background to earthquake
12th January 2010, 4.53pm!
cause: Rupture in the enriquillo plantain garden fault which has been locked for 250 years gathering stress
Primary effects- Haiti
1.3.5 million people effected
2. 220,000 deaths
3. 300,000 injured
4.183,383 homes destroyed
5. 4,000 schools damaged.
Secondary effects- Hiati earthquake
19m cubic metres of rube in port-au-prince
600,000 people left there homes
Shanty towns housed 500,000
Immediate responses- Haiti earthquake
Dominican republic goverment sent 8 mobile medical units, 36 doctors and 39 trucks of canned food.
187,000 doctors went to Haiti.
America raised $7m in 24hrs.
Long Term responses- Haiti earthquake
In 6months 39 schools were up and running
DEC angencies have $380m
13,149 teachers were trained
1.2m benefitted from water aid
500,000 have temporary shelter