Mt Merapi Eruption (Case Study)

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  • Created on: 26-03-14 09:01

Mt Merapi Factfile:

Location - Indonesia

Date - 25th - 27th October 2010

Type of Volcano - Strato/Composite

Marapi is on a destructive plate boundary between the Indo-Australian plate and the Eurasian plate.

Primary Effects are effects that happen immediately as a result of the disaster (volcano) (e.g. destroying houses)

Secondary Effects are things that happen after the disaster (volcano) (e.g. homelessness)

Primary Social Effects:

  • People displaced from homes
  • 300 people killed

Secondary Social Effects:

  • 100,000…


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