Haiti

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  • Created on: 07-06-16 21:53
Name and Locate
Located in the Caribbean. Its capital is Port au Prince, where the earthquake hit. It reached 7 on the richter scale.
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Type of aid given
International effort to give aid in different forms - dispatched medicines, doctors & nurses, engineers. The EU gave $30 million and the World bank said they wouldnt have to pay their debt for 5 years. Dominican Republic accepted some refugees
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Continuation...
Had 2 major charities - collected $1.1 billion to build temp. homes, food + drink, medicinal care. Short term emergency aid took time to arrive - 25% civil servants died. 60% of government buildings destroyed. USA took charge of aid.
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Effectiveness
The delay caused crime. The delay was caused by communication systems not functioning since major roads blocked by rubble and electricity shut off. Lots of air traffic and congestion over who was leading the aid as well as priorities.
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Continuation...
Problems solved such as street lights and shelters made (made out of concrete and should've been tents - more effective).6 months later, 98% rubble not cleared. Cholera outbreak and by 2011, 5,899 people had died
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International effort to give aid in different forms - dispatched medicines, doctors & nurses, engineers. The EU gave $30 million and the World bank said they wouldnt have to pay their debt for 5 years. Dominican Republic accepted some refugees

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Type of aid given

Card 3

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Had 2 major charities - collected $1.1 billion to build temp. homes, food + drink, medicinal care. Short term emergency aid took time to arrive - 25% civil servants died. 60% of government buildings destroyed. USA took charge of aid.

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Card 4

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The delay caused crime. The delay was caused by communication systems not functioning since major roads blocked by rubble and electricity shut off. Lots of air traffic and congestion over who was leading the aid as well as priorities.

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Card 5

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Problems solved such as street lights and shelters made (made out of concrete and should've been tents - more effective).6 months later, 98% rubble not cleared. Cholera outbreak and by 2011, 5,899 people had died

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