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NZ and haiti background

haiti 7.0 nz 6.3 on richter scale

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NZ primary and secondary effects

primary- 200 dead or injured, few buildings collapsed
secondary- travel/work disruption

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NZ immediate and long term responses

short- full emergency response plan in place within 2 hours
long- aid from auz and more earthquake proof buildings

4

haiti primary and seconary effects

-500,000 dead/injured. 8 hospitals collapsed
-collapse in infrastructure

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haiti immediate and long term responses

short-picked people out of rubble
long- international aid from rich countries

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katrina background

2005 florida

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katrina primary and secondary effects

primary- storm surges over 6 metres. 80pc of city flooded and flood walls and levees broken.
secondary- 10,000 homeless. food and electricity shortages. looting.

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katrina immediate and long term responses

short- slow evacuation process
long- 50 billion in aid

9

bostcastle causes

-end of a hurricane
-area of low pressure trapped

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bostcastle primary and secondary effects

- 75 buildings and businesses destroyed
- decline in tourism, therefore local economy weakened

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bostcastle immediate and long term responses

short- air ambulance
long-river channels widened. new flood defences built. carparks raised near to the river

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swanage bay landform

crack, arch stack, stump

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hard and soft engineering strategies at overstrand

hard- groynes, sea wall and rock armour
soft- drainage channel