Sichuan Earthquake

Andrew Chim
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A mindmap including effect, information, responses and causes of the Sichuan Earthquake.
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Sichuan Earthquake
1 Effects
1.1 Social Effects
1.1.1 Lost of Job, Home
1.1.2 Destruction of infrastructures
1.1.3 Possibilities of other hazards
1.2 Environmental Effects
1.2.1 Loss of Animal Habitat
1.2.2 Pollution threat
1.2.3 Landslides , ground failures
1.3 Economic Effects
1.3.1 Loss of money for repairing damaged
1.3.2 Shop and business are destroyed
1.3.3 Damage of communication and transportation
1.4 Non-Anti-Earthquake Housing
1.5 Not Prepared for earthquake
2 Causes
2.1 The earthquake was caused by the collision of Indo-Australian plate and Eurasian
2.2 Along the Longmenshan faults
2.3 Then pressure is built up during the collision
2.4 A earthquake with an epicentre at Dujianyang was created
2.5 Along the mountain range, landslides occured
2.6
3 Responses
3.1 Immediate Responses
3.1.1 Helicopter resigned to help
3.1.2 Increasing number of tents
3.1.3 Thousands of army men deployed
3.1.4 Troops parachuted to help
3.2 Long Term Responses
3.2.1 Japan, Korea and Russia helped
3.2.2 10 million rebuilding fund
3.2.3 Red Cross donates food and medicine
3.2.4 1 million temporary shelter built
4 Background Information
4.1 Date- Monday 12 May 2008
4.2 Time:2.28pm
4.2.1
4.3 Magnitube:7.9
4.3.1
4.4 Epicentre in Sichuan
4.5 cost nearly 120M
4.6 87,000 dead
4.6.1
4.7 5M left homeless
4.7.1
4.8 370,000 injured
4.9 12.5M livestock dead
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