The Development Gap

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Development in the EU Core Region - Germany
Characteristics: -Core Region of Europe -Good communications -Original member of the EU -Moderate Climates -Good agricultural land -Plenty of raw materials
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Development in the EU Periphery Region - Bulgaria
Characteristics: -Able workers migrate west -Few materials -Steep slopes and poor soils -Isolated(lack of communication) -High unemployment -Negative balance of trade
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Development in the EU Strategies to reduce the difference in levels of development
-Common Agricultural Policy -Urban II Fund -European Investment Bank -Structural Funds
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Case Study - Typhoon Haiyan
Short term impacts: -130,074 houses destroyed -630,000 people displaced -Aid took a long time to reach certain villages. Long term impacts: -Airport destroyed -Businesses destroyed -Spending money on rebuilding society.
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Different ways of classifying different parts of the world
- Rich N/Poor S line (1971) now too simplistic. -MEDCs/LEDCs. -HDI levels. -NICs. -Oil exporting countries. -Farmer communist countries.
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Characteristics: -Able workers migrate west -Few materials -Steep slopes and poor soils -Isolated(lack of communication) -High unemployment -Negative balance of trade

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Development in the EU Periphery Region - Bulgaria

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-Common Agricultural Policy -Urban II Fund -European Investment Bank -Structural Funds

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Card 4

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Short term impacts: -130,074 houses destroyed -630,000 people displaced -Aid took a long time to reach certain villages. Long term impacts: -Airport destroyed -Businesses destroyed -Spending money on rebuilding society.

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Card 5

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- Rich N/Poor S line (1971) now too simplistic. -MEDCs/LEDCs. -HDI levels. -NICs. -Oil exporting countries. -Farmer communist countries.

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