Tectonic Hazards - Mt.Merapi

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What is the population of Indonesia?
250 million people
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What is the GDP of Indonesia?
£3,500
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How many volcanic earthquakes occured and what did they reach on the Richter scale?
500 volcanic earthquakes reaching 5.6 on the richter scale
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Which river did the lava flows go down?
The Gendoli River
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How far did the pyroclastic flows spread?
3km
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How many people were killed and how many were injured?
273 killed and 577 injured
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Villages --km away buried under --cm of ash?
Villages 15km away buried under 30cm of ash?
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How many people were displaced?
360,000
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How were new lahars created?
Settled ash mixed with the preceding rain
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How much was lost in total costs?
$600 million
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Why did vegetable prices increase?
Due to loss of agriculture so had to import
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Despite the huge lost of tourism, why was there a small pulse of it after the disaster?
People came to see the destruction
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What gas caused by the volcano spread as far as Australia?
Sulphur Dioxide
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How many temporary evacuation centres were set up (In schools, community centres, churches etc.)
210
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How many military personnel and volunteers responded to the crisis?
1,600
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Name a charity which provided relief aid?
Red Cross
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Roughly how many people were relocated permanently to a safer location?
3,000 people
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What buildings were constructed in preparedness for another disaster?
FORMAL evacuation centres
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What organisation was created to help with monitoring and alerting the populance to a disaster?
National Disaster Agency
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What is the GDP of Indonesia?

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Which river did the lava flows go down?

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