Haiti Earthquake

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  • Created on: 24-12-15 14:54

Haiti

Richter scale= 7.0

Plate margin= Conservative between North American and Caribbean plate

Effects:

* 230,000 died

* 1.5 million homeless

* 180,000 homes destroyed

* 1100 camps people had to live in, some for over a year

--> Limited water supply and sanitation

* Storms and flooding

* Cholera killed many, especially children

* 19 million cubic metres of debris

* 5000 schools damaged and destroyed

* Electricity, communications, water and sanitation disrupted and destroyed

* 11.5 bn Us dollars repair cost over 5-10 years

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