GEOGRAPHY CASE STUDIES

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CYCLONE NARGIS
WHERE MYNAMAR
DATE- DEATHS - HOMELESS MAY 2009 -140,00 - 2MILLION
PRIMARY IMPACTS TRANSPORT LINKS SWEPT AWY
SECONDARY IMPACTS SEWAGE ON RICE PADDIES CAUSED WIDESPREAD DISEASE $10 BILLLION DAMAGE
HURRICANE KATRINA
DATE - DEATHS -HOMELESS AUGUST 2005 - 1,800 - 1 MILLION
PRIMARY IMPACTS 6 METRE STORM SURGE LOOTING AND DISSORDER PHONE LINES DOWN CITY EVACUATED
SECONDARY IMPACTS RISE IN PRICE OF PETROL AND OIL 10% OF POPULATION DID NOT RETURN HOME AFTER EVACUATION
VOLCANO MT ETNA
DATE - DEATHS -HOMELESS 2002 - NO DEATHS - NO HOMELESS
PRIMARY IMPACTS 30 PEOPLE INJURED 100 HOUSES DAMAGED AIRPORT CLOSED FOR 3 DAYS WATER TANK BURST SKY PYLONS DAMAGED
SECONDARY IMPACTS CROPS AND FOREST RUINED $5 MILLION FROM THE US TOURIST INDUSTRY DAMAGED
VOLCANO NEVADA DEL RUIZ
DATE - DEATHS -HOMELESS 1985 - 23,000 - 5,000
PRIMARY IMPACTS 7 40M WIDE THICK LAHARS HEADING TOWARDS TOWNS
SECONDARY IMPACTS SOME TOWN NEVER RE-BUILT POPULATION DECREASES
EARTHQUAKE HAITI
DATE - DEATHS -HOMELESS JANUARY 2010 - 230,000 - 1.5 MILLION
PRIMARY IMPACTS MAGNITUDE 7 EARTHQUAKE CONSERVATIVE PLATE BOUNDARY ROADS AND BRIDGES DESTROYED 20,000 BUISNESSES LOST SCHOOLS HOSPITALS POLICE STATIONS DESTROYED
SECONDARY IMPACTS $10 BILLION DAMAGE LOOTING AND VIOLENCE NO BASIC FOOD OR CLOTHES MORE THAN 10 YEARS TO REBUILT THE CAPITOL DAMAGED WATER SUPPLIES
EARTHQUAKE L'AQUILA ITALY
DATE - DEATHS -HOMELESS APRIL 2009 - 297- 66,000 COST OF DAMAGE $14.2
PRIMARY IMPACTS MAGNTUDE 6.3 EATHQUAKE 10,000 UNSAFE BUILINGS ROADS DAMAGED HISTORICAL SITES DESTRYOED
SECONDARY IMPACTS TOWN SEALED OF AFTERSHOCKS FOR DAYS AFTER TOURISTS PUT OFF… NO INDUSTRY TRANSPORT NETWORKS BLOCKED
POPULATION KERELA
WHERE AND WHAT INDIA KERELA INVESTED ALL MONEY INTO EDUCATION More specifically womens WOMENS HEALTH EDUCATED WOMEN IN CONTRACEPTION AND FAMILY PLANNING
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