Cyclone Nargis Case Study

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Where was this cyclone located
Irrawaddy Delta, Myanmar
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When was the cyclone?
2nd May 2008
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How many people died?
140 000
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How many houses were destroyed?
450 000
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How many schools were destroyed?
1700
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How much did the price of rice rise by?
65%
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How high was the storm surge?
6.3m
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When did the first aid arrive?
5 days after
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Some aid was stuck at depots. Give examples of who sent this aid.
Italy, the UAE and the UN
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Why were the impacts possibly worse than they could have been?
Because 83% of mangroves were destroyed, which are a natural barrier against storm surges
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