Haiti Earthquake 2010

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  • Created on: 09-04-16 14:19
What plates did the earthquake occur on?
North American and Caribbean plates
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What sort of plate margin was it?
Conservative
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Approximately how many were killed?
230,000
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How many people were affected in total?
2 million
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How many were made homeless?
1.5 million
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How many camps were set up? Why were they bad?
1000 limited water and sanitation
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How long did some people have to stay in camps for?
Over a year
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What disease killed many children?
Cholera
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What issues were there in the camps?
Storms and flooding
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Approximately how many homes were destroyed?
180,000
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How many schools were damaged and destroyed?
5000
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What was disrupted or destroyed?
Electricity, water, sanitation and all communications
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What was the repair cost?
US$11.5 bn
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How long did repair works take place for?
5-10 years
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How were trapped locals rescued?
Medics, dogs and heat sensitive equipment
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What did the USA and Domician Republic send over?
Medical aid, food, water and shelter
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What did the USA and United Nations provide? Why?
Security to decrease criminal activity and ensure a fair distribution of aid
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How much did the UK Disasters Committee raise? How many people did this help? For what?
£100m- helped 1.2 million people with shelter, medecine, water and sanitation
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What percentage of damaged buildings were inspected and repaired?
75%
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How many people received cash and food for their work clearing debris?
200,000
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What did other people in Port-au-Prince decide to do?
Emigrate or move in with family
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What did the world bank put aside for reconstruction and recovery programmes?
US$100m
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What was the strength of the Haiti earthquake?
7 on the Richter scale
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