Hazards

What are some primary EFFECTS?
Historic buildings collapsed. 26 hospitals and 50 percent of schools were destroyed. A reduced supply of water, food and electricity. 352 aftershocks and a second earthquake occurred.
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What are some secondary EFFECTS?
Earthquake triggered avalanches on Mount Everest killing 19 climbers. The tourist industry decreased in Nepal. Because the earthquake happened just before the monsoon season , when rice plants are planted, many of the seeds were destroyed.
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What were some immediate RESPONSES?
Nepal requested international help, Uk's disaster emergency committee raised US $126 million. Temporary shelters were set up.
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What are some long-term RESPONSES?
Nepal's government carried out a Needs Assessment, and they realised that 23 areas required rebuilding. Mount Everest was reopened for tourists.
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People may have to be re-housed, sometimes in refugee camps.
People may have to be re-housed, sometimes in refugee camps.
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Earthquake triggered avalanches on Mount Everest killing 19 climbers. The tourist industry decreased in Nepal. Because the earthquake happened just before the monsoon season , when rice plants are planted, many of the seeds were destroyed.

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