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1

Give an example of a volcanic eruption that happened in a developed country

Sakurajima in Japan

2

Give an example of a volcanic eruption that happened in a developing country

Mt Nyiragongo in the Democratic Republic of Congo

3

Give an example of an earthquake that happened in a developing country.

Haiti, 2010

4

What is the case study for an earthquake in a High Income Country (HIC)?

Christchurch, New Zealand, Feb 2011 was the case study for an earthquake in a HIC

5

What was the magnitude of the Christchurch earthquake?

The magnitude for the Christchurch earthquake was 6.3 on the Richter scale

6

How deep/shallow was the focus of the Christchurch earthquake?

The focus for the Christchurch earthquake was 4.99 km deep, which is considered shallow

7

At what plates and plate boundary did the Christchurch earthquake happen at?

The Christchurch earthquake occurred at a conservative plate boundary between the Pacific Plate and the Australian Plate.

8

How many people died in the primary effects of the Christchurch earthquake in New Zealand, 2011?

181 people died from the Christchurch earthquake in New Zealand, 2011

9

How many people were injured in the primary effects of the earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand, 2011?

2000 people were injured in the Christchurch earthquake, New Zealand, 2011

10

What happened to the Rugby World Cup matches in Christchurch?

Christchurch couldn't hold five Rugby World Cup matches.

11

How long were the schools in Christchurch, New Zealand, 2011 closed for due to the damage?

Schools were closed for two weeks due to the damage that took place in Christchurch, New Zealand, 2011.

12

How much international aid was provided to the New Zealand, 2011 earthquake as a short term response?

Around $6-7 million international aid was provided as a short term response to the 2011, New Zealand earthquake.

13

Give an example of a charity that came to help the New Zealand 2011 earthquake.

The Red Cross came to help with the New Zealand earthquake, 2011