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2. What was destroyed?

  • world's largest container port
  • main bridge
  • famous hotel

3. How were structures rebuilt to reduce the impacts?

  • further apart to stop domino effect
  • close ground, less material as debris when collapsed
  • wide, more stable

4. Why was it hard for emergency services to reach survivors?

  • bridge collapsed
  • buildings collapsed, covering roads with debris
  • tremors caused cracks, leaving large gaps in roads

5. What caused fires?

  • gas pipes exploding
  • hot temperatures
  • houses collapsing
  • factories damaged


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