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1
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Boxing day tsunami date

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December 2004

2
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Indonesia economic status

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LIC

3
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Causes of Boxing day Tsunami

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-Submarine Earthquake west coast of indonesia

4
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Impacts of boxing day tsunami

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  1. 250,000 deaths
  2. 1.7 mkillion homeless
  3. 5 million injured
5
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Responses to boxing day tsunami

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-$6.26 million donated by other countries may possibly be due to the season of the hazard
-140,00 homes rebuilt

6
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Reasons for the extent of impact

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  • sudden increase of 40 metres on the ocean floor
  • 100ft waves
  • evry single business affected
7
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Chile tsunami date

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  • caused by the nazca plate and south american plate destructive plate boundary with a convergent movement
  • rocks captured along the fault line
8
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Impacts of the chile tsunami

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-370,000 homes destroyed
-486 died
-whole economy collapsed

9
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Responses to the chile tsunami

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  • quick responses from emergency services
    -international support
  • highway temporarily repaired
10
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Chile’s economic status

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NEE

11
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Reasons for the extent of the impact . chile tsunami

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-had a strong economy due to copper industry
-good sum of money
- buildings were not earthquake proof so a lot collapsed

12
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Sendai japan tsunami date

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March 2001

13
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Causes of sendai japan earthquake

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  • secondary impact of tohoku earthquake resulted in tsunami
  • caused by a destructive plate
14
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Impacts of sendai tsunami

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-120,000 homes destroyed
- 15,500 died
- nuclear plant destroyed causing pollution

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Responses to sendai Tsunami

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  • quick responses
  • government construction policy
16
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Reasons for the extent of the impact

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  • a total cost of $235 billion
  • risks of radioactive release