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1

What is our case study for an earthquake in an LEDC?

Haiti

2

What type of plate boundary is it on?

Conservative

3

Name the two plates that meet at Haiti?

North American and Caribbean

4

When did Haiti earthquake happen?

12th January 2010

5

Strength of Haiti earthquake?

7.2 on the richter scale

6

How many people died in the earthquake?

Over 200,000

7

How many people affected by the earthquake?

3.5 million

8

Secondary effect of the earthquake was an outbreak of which disease?

Cholera

9

How much money did the Haiti appeal raise?

£107 million

10

How many people were living in camps because their homes had been destroyed/damaged?

half a million

11

Long term response to the earthquake?

Roads being repaired
New buildings built to with stand earthquakes
Support for Haitian farmers and small businesses, encouraging people to stay in rural areas

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