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How has Highcliffe been managed?
Groynes, rock amour, sea wall
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how many groynes are there ?
50
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how high is the sea wall?
4km
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how succesful has it been?
only on dorset side, has stopped long shore drift
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Typhoon Haiyan-LIC
phillipenes-LIC
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when was the typhoon?
2013
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description of Typhoon Haiyan
catagory 5, tacloban worst affected with 5m storm surge , 170mph winds, 45ft waves
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social effects of Haiyan
6300 killed, 90% Tacloban destroyed, 14 million affected, 2 million homeless
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economic impacts of Haiyan
30,000 fishing boats gone, 6 million lost an income.
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immediate responses of Haiyan
international government, food agency and water, 1200 evacuation centres, emergancy shelters, searchers
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long term responses Haiyan
rebuilding infrastructure, cash for work, homes built, evacuate coastal areas, foreign aid
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Nepal Earthquake- LIC
2015
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Nepal Earthquake magnitude
7.9
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epicentre of Earthquake
80km from Katmandu
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What plate boundary was the earthquake on?
indochina and eurasion plate
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social impacts of Nepal Quake
9000 died, 8 million affected, 3 million homeless, 7000 schools destroyed
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economic effects of Nepal
$5billion
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environmental effects of Nepal
50% of food supply lost, landslides
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immediate responses of Nepal
search and rescue teams, water,food,helicopters for mt. everest, 300,000 migrated, social media campaigns
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Long term responses of Nepal
roads and infrastructure repaired. 7000 schools built, rehousing, building regs, tourism increased
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Italy Earthquake-HIC
2016
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what magnitude was Italy Quake
6.7
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plate boundary
minor fault line
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social effects of Italy
Homelessness, under 100 died
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economic effects of Italy
houses destroyed, people made jobless
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environmental effects of Italy
rubble everywhere, landslide
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immediate responses of Italy
search for survivors, wifi network opened, donated money, water wasnt safe to drink.
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Long term Responses Italy
Rebuild and insure, get businesses open, law on earthquake proof
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jurassic coastal formation
Durdle door, arch
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river tees
highforce waterfall, v shaped valley, interlocking spurs
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Reasons for boscastle floods
Over 60 mm of rainfall (typically a month's rainfall) fell in two hours. The ground was already saturated due to the previous two weeks of above average rainfall. already infortrated rock
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Effects of Boscastle floods
Homes, businesses and cars belonging to more than 1,000 people were swept away. Income from tourism was lost. This had an impact on livelihoods and the local economy. There were vast numbers of subsequent insurance claims. No lives were lost.
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