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Flashcards in Tectonics MEDC V LEDC Deck (2):
1

List three reasons why LEDC suffer more severely from tectonic activity?

Reliance on charities in LEDC's from abroad is greater so there is a delay in helping the affected

Contaminated water leads to disease such as cholera

LEDC's less likely to be prepared with things such as earthquake proof buildings as they can't afford them

2

List three more reasons

Emergency services less prepared so longer recovery time
Lack of education=lack of understanding of what to do
Lack of shelters=more homeless

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