L'Aquila and Kashmir - Natural hazards

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When did the earthquakes take place?
Italy - 6th April 2009 Pakistan - 8th October 2005
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Magnitudes of Earthquakes
Italy - 6.3 Pakistan - 7.6
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Deaths, homelessness, and injuries of L'Aquila?
300 deaths, 1500 injured, 60 000 homeless
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Deaths, homelessness, and injuries of Kashmir?
80 000 deaths, 10 000s injured, 3 mil homeless
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Infrastructure destroyed in L'Aquila?
Bridge in the town of Fossa
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Landslides from broken water pipe in which town?
Paganica
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Secondary effects in L'Aquila?
Aftershocks, fires in collapsed buildings, landslides, electricity disrupted
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Secondary effects in Kashmir?
Landslides, disease spread through lack of sanitation, electricity disrupted, freezing winter conditions disrupted rescues
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Short term response in L'Aquila?
Camps with water/food/medicine, ambulances/firefighters, cranes for rubble, free mobiles, bills suspended
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Short term responses in Kashmir?
International aid teams, up to a month for tents and medicine, rescue dogs
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Long term response in L'Aquila?
20,000 new settlements, rebuilding city center
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Long term responses in Kashmir?
40,000 relocated, aid for home rebuilding
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Italy - 6.3 Pakistan - 7.6

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