Flashcards in Earthquake cast study- Nepal Deck (11):
What was the reading on the Richer scale for this earthquake?
7.9 on the Richer scale
Where was the epicentre?
Between Katmandu and Pokhara
How many climbers were killed in an avalanche it created?
18 were killed
How many people died overall?
How many were injured?
14,500 were injured
How many were left homeless?
2.8 million people were left homeless?
What happened after the initial earthquake?
There were aftershocks of up to 6.9 on the richer scale
How much did the UK donate?
Roughly how long did it put development back by?
Put the country back by around 100 years
What charities still operate within the country?
Oxfam, the Red Cross and the UN still operate there today