LEDC earthquake

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Name an LEDC earthquake
Nepal, Asia
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When did this earthquake occur?
August 2015
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On what plate boundaries did this happen?
Indian plate and Eurasian plate (COLLISION)
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What magnitude was this earthquake?
7.8 on the Richter scale
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How many people were killed?
10,000
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How many people were injured?
100,000
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How many houses were destroyed?
500,000
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How much did the damage cost?
$1/2billion
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What other short term effects were there?
-Damaged infrastructure -Lack of food and water
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What were the long term effects?
-Disease and malnutrition -Houses needed to be rebuilt
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List 4 short term responses
1. Injured people treated in the streets 2. Rescuing people by hand from the rubble 3. Humanitarian aid 4. Building temporary shelter
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List 4 long term responses
1. British Red Cross (earthquake appeal) 2. Shelter repaired 3. Cash grants for supplies 4. Money given by charities
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