Haiti Geography Case Study

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How rigorous were the building regulations in Haiti?
Virtually non-existent.
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What was held in Haiti in 2010 after the earthquake?
A general election.
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What was the impact on government?
Presidential palace seriously damaged, loss of ministers, lack of organisation.
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What was the impact on the justice system?
Very few trials were able to be held, people held in prison for months without trial. Problem because of looting.
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What was the effect on the economy?
Haiti's economy became aid-dependent.
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How many people were homeless?
2.3 Million
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How many people left Port-au-Prince?
604,000
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What percentage of the population are under 18?
50%
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How many hospital beds are there to every 1000 people?
1.3
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How many people left for the Dominican Republic?
300,000.
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How many buildings were destroyed?
300,000.
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How many people died?
220,000.
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How many prisoners escaped?
4000.
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What happened to communications?
Phone lines down, roads disrupted and broken, many cars destroyed.
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How many paved roads are there in Haiti?
Four.
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Which charity's hospital collapsed?
MSF.
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What natural event hampered what?
Hurricane hampered shelter-building.
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What leaked out of factories?
Chemicals and oil.
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Where did people start to build new houses and why was this a problem? What worsened that problem?
People started to build on flood plans, prone to floods. Many coral reefs destroyed so even less protection in the form of wave-breakers.
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How many aftershocks were there?
52.
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How much did the EU pledge?
330,000,000 euros.
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How much did the US pledge?
$100,000,000
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What effect did infrastructure damage have on businesses?
Couldn't transport goods, production industries virtually non-existent.
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By how much did GDP fall in 2010?
$5.2 billion.
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What percentage of the population are below the poverty line?
80%
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How much was the total damage estimated at?
$7.8 billion.
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On which sort of boundary does Haiti lie and what are the two plates?
Conservative boundary. Caribbean and North American.
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