tsunamis- boxing day case study

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what was the date of the tsunami?
26th december 2004
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where did the tsunami originate?
west side of island sumatra
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what group of islands does island sumatra belong to?
sunda islands (Indonesian)
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what was the magnitude?
9.1 (highest ever recorded)
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what type of plate boundary did the earthquake lie on?
destructive
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what time did the disaster happen?
7.59am local time
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what were the casualties?
220,000 deaths /// 650,000 critically injured
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how many people were left homeless?
2 million
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how many countries were effected?
14
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how much money did the british public donate?
£372 million
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how much money did the uk government send?
£75million followed by a further £100million
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