Geography Revision


Primary effectsSecondary effects

35000 people injured.

Buildings and bridges collapsed despite their earthquake proof design.

Buildings destroyed by fire when the gas mains fractured.

316000 people left homeless and refugees moved into temporary housing.


These can be divided into short and long term.


Short termLong term

People were evacuated and emergency rations provided.

Rescue teams searched for survivors for 10 days.

Many people moved away from the area permanently.

Jobs were created in the construction industry as…


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