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1

What countries were effected?

Haiti, Cuba and USA

2

How many people had no food in Haiti?

1.5 million

3

What percentage of crops were washed away in Haiti?

70-80%

4

How many died in Haiti?

54 died

5

What was the cost to replace the food lost in Haiti?

$24 million to replace the lost food

6

How much did Guernsey prove for relief in Haiti?

£25,000

7

What was Main problem for the relief Aid in Haiti?

The Aid couldn't get there as many major roads and transport links were destroyed

8

How many people died in Cuba?

11 died

9

How many homes were destroyed in Cuba?

15,000 houses were destroyed

10

How high was the storm surge that hit Siboney, Cuba?

9m high

11

How long were people without power in Siboney, Cuba?

16 days without power

12

How high was the storm surge that hit New Jersey?

7m high

13

How fast were the winds in New York?

144Km/h

14

How many Americans died?

111 died

15

How many people were without power in New Jersey?

1 million

16

How many people were evacuated across America?

1 million

17

How many houses burned down in Queens, New York?

80 houses burned down

18

What was the total cost for America?

$63 billion

19

What infrastructure was affected in New York?

All construction sites were closed, resulting in one crane collapse.
All three airports were shut.
World Stock exchange had to close for two days.
Second largest oil refinery in America closed.
Obama declared New York a major disaster area.

20

What three charities were involved in the USA's response?

Direct Relief, American Red Cross and Americares

21

How much money did Direct Relief donate to 35 health centres?

$2.2 million

22

How much money did the American Red Cross donate?

$94 million

23

How many non-medical supplies did the American Red Cross deliver?

17 million eg. food kits

24

How much money did Americares donate?

$7.1 million

25

How much did the American government donate?

$60 billion

26

What did the Manhattan council build as a result of the storm?

They build a 10 mile waterfront defence costing $335 million