Haiti Earthquake

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  • Created on: 18-04-17 17:47
What date did the Haiti Earthquake occur?
12th January 2010
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What magnitude was the earthquake?
7.0 on the richter scale
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How far away was the epicentre from the capital?
25km west of Port-au-Prince
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Is Haiti an LEDC or an MEDC?
An LEDC.
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Haiti is the poorest country in Latin America based on ....
Haiti is the poorest country in Latin America based on HDI (Human Development Index)
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The earthquake caused by, which plate margin?
A destructive plate margin.
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What was the plate margin called?
Enriquillo-Platain Garden Fault
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Haiti's impacts were amplified because of the very .... local area.
Haiti's impacts were amplified because of the very poor local area.
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How many deaths were caused?
Around 230,000 people died.
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How many people were injured?
Around 300,000 people were injured.
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How many inmates escaped from Port-au-Prince prison?
1400 inmates escaped.
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As a result of the earthquake there was increased migration in the ..... .......
As a result of the earthquake there was increased migration in to the Dominican Republic.
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The heat/humidity started to decay corpses, which led to what?
An spread of disease.
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Haiti relied solely on ...... aid.
Haiti relied solely on international aid.
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How many people were left homeless, and by which season?
By March, the rainy season, 500,000 people were still homeless.
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