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1

When did Haiti earthquake occur?

12th January 2010

2

What type of plate boundary did the Haiti earthquake occur at?

Conservative

3

How many people died because of the earthquake?

Over 200,000

4

How many were injured?

300,000

5

How many schools were destroyed?

4,000

6

What percentage of government buildings were effected?

60%

7

How many people became homeless?

1.5 million

8

How many people died of Cholera?

5,899

9

How many people were living in temporary accommodation?

600,000

10

Haiti also suffered from a loss of which industry?

Tourism

11

How much did the Haiti appeal raise and what did it provide people with?

£107 million. Tents, water and food

11

Where did help come from and how long did it take to get there?

Abroad. Eg: UK, USA. 48 hours

12

What happened to tens of thousands of bodies?

Buried in mass graves

13

How did agencies help people earn money after the disaster?

Cask for work programmes

14

What did they do to the building when re-building them?

Earthquake proof all new buildings

15

To improve sanitation what did the aid agencies provide people?

600 toilets and washing areas