Flashcards in Indian Ocean Tsunami Case Study Deck (10):
How many died?
How many were injured?
What happened with a train?
800 died when a train derailed in Srilanka
What were some of the long term effects?
2 million people homeless
Big impact of Thailand tourist industry
Farmland destroyed in Indonesia =loss of income
Fishing boats lost in India impacted jobs and food
When did it occur?
26th December 2004
What did it measure on the Richter scale?
Why did it occur?
Destructive plate boundary, convection currents in the mantle= build up of pressure between Indian and Eurasian plate, Indian plate subducts, displacement of water causes tsunami
What were the immediate responses?
Dead buried in mass graves
Search for survivors
Aid send as water purification tablets, food and medical care
How much money was donated by U.K.?
Government = £75 million public = 100 million