Earthquake Case Studies MEDC & LEDC

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Time and date of L'Aquila
6th April 2009 at 3:32am
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Location of L'Aquila
City in Italy 60 km NE of Rome. Italy is in South Europe.State capital of Abruzzo
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Cause (L'Aquila)
Destructive margin between Eurasian and African plate. Focus 6 miles deep. 6.3 on Richter scale
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Social impacts of L'Aquila
300 dead, 1,500 injured, 60,000 homeless, 28,000 left without uni, (4.2 doctors per 1000)
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Economical Impacts of L'Aquila
11,000 buildings collapsed, $15 billion cost, 88,000 unemployed,
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Environmental Impacts of L'Aquila
Loss of habitat by landslides and fallen trees,
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Responses 1 (L'Aquila)
Train companies - free carriages to sleep on, free tickets. Italian Sky - free TVs, stopped billing people. Mobile companies - free phones. Red cross - field kitchen providing 10000 meals a day. 34000 homeless in 161 tented settlements.
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Responses 2 (L'Aquila)
11,000 volunteers. Government paid for rebuilding and reconstruction of buildings. Tax payments stopped. 30000 short term hardship grants - 2.4 billion Euros. Italian post offices sent mobile offices - access to pensions and money
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Time and date of Kashmir
8th October 2005 at 8:50am
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Location of Kashmir
In Pakistan, 12 miles NE of state capital, Muzaffarabad. Pakistan borders Iran, Afghanistan, and India
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Cause of Kashmir
Destructive margin between Eurasian and Indian plate. 7.6 on Richter scale.
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Social Impacts of Kashmir
80,000 deaths, 140,000 injured, diseases spread - little clean water (0.81 doctors per 1000), 3 million homeless, power and water supply cut off, hypothermia
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Economical Impacts of Kasmir
800,000 buildings destroyed, $5 billion cost, 250,000 farm animals died,
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Environmental Impacts
Loss of habitat - 500,000 animals displaced
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Responses of Kashmir
40,000 people relocated, people were rescued by hand and roads were blocked - slow and inefficient, little or no compensation from government, within a few months - 500,000 tents, 3.5 million blankets, 60,000 tons of food (NGOs)
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City in Italy 60 km NE of Rome. Italy is in South Europe.State capital of Abruzzo

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Destructive margin between Eurasian and African plate. Focus 6 miles deep. 6.3 on Richter scale

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300 dead, 1,500 injured, 60,000 homeless, 28,000 left without uni, (4.2 doctors per 1000)

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