Sichuan Earthquake

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When did this earthquake happen
12th may 2008
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What was it on the richter scale
7.9
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What plates did it involve
Indian/Eurasian
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One primary effect
374,000 injured
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One Secondary effect
5 Million made homeless
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One short term response
3.3 million tents were set up for homeless
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One long term response
Rebuilding of area took 3 years
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One primary effect
Death toll = 8,700, rose to 55,000 11 days later
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One secondary effect
Death toll rose to 69,000 2 months after due to cold, illness and dehydration
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One short term response
Took 30 hours to access area due to poor road conditions/communication
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80% buildings collapsed
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One short term response
Heavy reliance on aid packages, £1 red cross donations within 2 weeks
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