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Flashcards in L'Aquila, Italy Earthquake HIC Deck (15):
1

When did the L’Aquila earthquake occur and what type of plate boundary did it occur at?

April 6th 2009, destructive

2

How many died?

More than 300

3

How many were injured?

1,500

4

How many buildings were destroyed?

15,000

5

Which key buildings were destroyed?

San Salvatore Hospital and many medieval churches

6

How man were left homeless?

60,000

7

How many were left unemployed?

88,000

8

What cause more damage in collapsed buildings?

Fires

9

What happened to rents and house prices?

They increased

10

How long did it take the Italian Red Cross to respond and what did they bring with them?

1 hour, 7 dogs and a temporary hospital

11

What did the post office do for small businesses?

Free mobile calls and deliveries

12

What did residents not have to pay during 2010?

Taxes

13

What help did university students get?

Free public transport and no fees for 3 years

14

How long will it take to rebuild historic centres?

15 years

15

What were suspended to help local people recover?

Mortgages and bills for sky tv, gas and electric