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Geography case studies
1 Haiti
1.1 NA and Caribbean plates
1.1.1 6 months after, 98% of rubble uncleared
1.2 316,000 deaths
1.3 280,000 buildings damaged
1.4 Aid
1.5 Infrastructure damaged rescue efforts
1.6 Dominican Republic
2 Kobe
2.1 Destructive plate margin
2.2 Jan 1995
2.3 6.9 on the Richter scale
2.4 Pacific and Eurasian
2.5 5000 deaths
2.6 300,000 homeless
2.7 New earthquake proofing laws
2.8 Water
2.9 No aid needed
3 Indian Ocean
3.1 Indo-Australian plate subducted under the Eurasian plate
3.2 Speeds up to 800kph
3.3 250,000 dead
3.4 13 countries hit, Indonesia worst
3.5 2 million made homeless
3.6 Early warning system set up
3.7 2/3 of Male underwater
4 Nyiragongo
4.1 East African rift
4.2 Constructive plate margin
4.3 Jan 2002
4.4 Lava- 60kph
4.5 300,000 evacuated
4.6 45 dead
4.7 Cholera spread
4.8 No shelter, electricity or clean water
4.9 Christian Aid and Oxfam
4.10 Aid reliant
4.11 Unstable government
5 Eyjafjallajokull
5.1 Ash plume 8km high
5.2 March 2010
5.3 Flooding
5.4 800 evacuated
5.5 Flight chaos
5.6 Kenya had to burn flowers, lost 3000 tonnes
6 Andes
6.1 Farming
6.1.1 Terraces- retain water
6.1.2 Subsistence
6.1.3 Llamas- transport and wool
6.2 Mining
6.2.1 Yanacocha
6.2.2 Coal, oil, tin, gold, silver, copper, iron
6.3 HEP
6.3.1 Narrow valleys
6.3.2 Snow melting
6.4 Tourism
6.4.1 Machu Picchu
6.4.2 Inca trail
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