Christchurch Earthquake

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Date of earthquake
22nd Feb 2011
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Magnitude of earthquake
6.3
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Number of Deaths
181
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Number of people injured
2000
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% of CBA damaged
50%
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% of the city without electricity
80%
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Damaged caused to buildings by
liquefaction
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liquefaction is
the process by which a solid acts as a liquid due to rigorous shacking
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Christchurch could no longer host the
Rugby World Cup - leading to massive loss of potential tourism money
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Damage to schools lead to
Schools having to share classrooms
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Services could not move around due to
liquefaction that had made roads unsafe or destroyed
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Business in the CBA suffered because
buildings were damaged, people couldn't go to work, some jobs were lost in the long term
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How much money was paid out in building claims
$898million
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Money from Internation aid
$6-7 million
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Damaged buildings
were cleared and made water tights
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How was damage to buildings managed
areas were zoned 'red, amber and green' to indicate the severity of damage done
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Magnitude of earthquake

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6.3

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Number of Deaths

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Number of people injured

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% of CBA damaged

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