Restless Earth: Poor Earthquake

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  • Created on: 18-05-15 19:12
Where?
Kashmir, Pakistan
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When?
8th October 2005
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Where on the Richter scale?
7.6
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Boundary?
Movement along crack on a destuctive plate boundary
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Cause of the earthquake?
No local disaster planning in place
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Cause of the earthquake?
Buildings weren’t earthquake resistant
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Cause of the earthquake?
Poor communication, few badly constructed roads
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What are two primary impacts?
80,000 deaths, 3 million homeless
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What are two secondary impacts?
Landslides buried people/ buildings, diseases spread-unclean water
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What are two primary responses?
Help didn’t reach people for weeks-rescued by hand, International aid
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What are two secondary responses?
40,000 people relocated, new health centres set up
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