Earthquake case-study (Haiti-LEDc) 2010

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Location: Haiti is a small island located in the the Caribbean south-west of the USA and east of Cuba.It's capital city is port-au-prince.

Causes: The earthquake was caused by the North American plate sliding past the caribbean plate at a constructive plate margin.

Primary(short-term) effects of the earthquake: 316,000 people were killed and 1 million people were made homeless. 3 million


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