Haiti Earthquake

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How many died?
220,000
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How many were affected?
3 million
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How many were injured?
300,000
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Give 3 economic impacts?
roads blocked by rubble, 30,000 commercial buildings collapsed, airport damaged
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What was the magnitude of the quake?
7 on the richter scale
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What kind of margin caused the quake?
Transform/conservative
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How much food and water was distributed in first weekend?
150,000 food parcels & 70,000 water containers
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How many rescuers were there?
20,000 from 43 groups and 161 search dogs
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How much money was raised in first month?
$577 million
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List 3 social impacts?
Children left as orphans, families had no-one to earn money, homelessness
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Give one environmental impact?
only 5% of rubble cleared a year later
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Why were the effects so great?
They weren't prepared, very poor so no quake proof buildings
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What is seismic retrofitting?
Making existing buildings quake proof
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When was the earthquake?
12th January 2010
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How long did the quake last?
45 seconds
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Name the 2 plates involved?
Caribbean and North American
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How deep was the focus?
8.3 km
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How many people were forced to live in camps?
1.5 million
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What was the cost of the damage?
$14 billion
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Poor sanitation and lack of clean water lead to what disease?
Cholera
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How many schools were damaged?
4,000
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Why did crime increase?
4,000 prisoners escaped jail
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What help did the USA provide ?
17 ships, 48 helicopters, 12 planes and 10,000 marines
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How many people left Haiti?
300,000
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What leaked out of factories?
Chemicals and oil
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