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1

How many people died?

Over 200,000

2

How many were injured?

300,000

3

How many were made homeless?

1.5 million

4

How many people were affected ?

3500000

5

How many hospitals and schools collapsed?

50+ hospitals are
400 schools

6

What was there an outbreak of?

Cholera

7

How many people lost their jobs

1/5

8

What were other secondary effects?

Loss of tourism
600,000 people living in temporary accommodation
People moved to shanty towns = poor sanitation
Orphans
Landslide
Looting

9

When did it happen?

12th January 2010

10

Why did it occur?

Right on North American- Caribbean plate boundary
Slippage along conservative plate boundary that runs though Haiti

11

How much did the Haiti appeal raise?

£107 million

12

What were some of the immediate responses?

Tens of thousands buried in mass graves
Emergency rescue teams from neighbouring countries
Temporary hospitals set up by Red Cross

13

What were the long term responses?

Schools rebuilt
Small farmers supported to regrow crops
'Cash for work programme' paid Haitians to clear rubble
Money pledged by companies and governments to help rebuild

14

How many people were killed by cholera?

5899

15

How many government buildings were destroyed?

60%

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