The Van Earthquake - Turkey

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The Van Earthquake - Turkey
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When?
23rd Oct 2011
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What 3 plates is is situated next to?
The Anatolian, the Arabian and the Eurasian
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Where was the epicenter?
30km away from the city of Van
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How deep was the focus?
7.2km
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Why was Lake Van a problem?
It caused soil liquefaction along the shore which lead to greater ground motions
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Deaths?
604
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Injured?
4,150
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How many homeless?
160,000
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How many orphans?
155
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How many aid trucks were looted?
17
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What was the cost of insurance payouts?
$80 million
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How much of the GDP was expected to be lost?
30-60%
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What did the clean up operation cost?
$6-10 billion
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What is the HDI of Van?
6.5
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How much were AFAD (Emergency response unit) given?
$7 million
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How many personnel did AFAD have?
1,275
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How many generators did AFAD have?
46
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How many blankets did AFAD give?
109,000
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How many countries gave aid?
27
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What type of medical personnel were trained to help how many?
38 psychiatrists were trained to help those left with nothing
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What was activated by the minitstry of health?
SAKOM - The emergency and crisis coordination centre who gave out relief and checked structures
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