Kobe earthquake

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When did the Earthquake happen?
17th January 1995
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What measurement was it on the Richter Scale
7.2
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What Plates did it involve
Phillipene, Eurasian, Pacific
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One primary effect
Gas/Water mains ruptured
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One secondary effect
Fires aged across city - Broken gas mains
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One short term response
Friends/Neighbours helped search through rubble for survivors
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One long term response
Bridges/Roads rebuilt
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One primary effect
300,000 buildings collapsed
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One secondary effect
Looting began to occur - Causing problems for police
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One short response
7 eleven opened up to provide emergancy medical help
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One long term response
80% railways operational in one month
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One Primary effect
40,000 injured/6343 died
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One Secondary effect
200,000 left homeless
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One short term response
Emergancy servives provides help when access was available
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One long term response
Changes made to building standards to ensure no further damage
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One primary effect
Fires engulfed city
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One secondary effect
Damage was in excess of $220 Billion
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