Flashcards in Haiti Earthquake Case Study Deck (15)
How many people died?
How many were injured?
How many were made homeless?
How many people were affected ?
How many hospitals and schools collapsed?
50+ hospitals are
What was there an outbreak of?
How many people lost their jobs
What were other secondary effects?
Loss of tourism
600,000 people living in temporary accommodation
People moved to shanty towns = poor sanitation
When did it happen?
12th January 2010
Why did it occur?
Right on North American- Caribbean plate boundary
Slippage along conservative plate boundary that runs though Haiti
How much did the Haiti appeal raise?
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
What were the long term responses?
Small farmers supported to regrow crops
'Cash for work programme' paid Haitians to clear rubble
Money pledged by companies and governments to help rebuild
How many people were killed by cholera?