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GCSE Haiti earthquake

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80%
of the 9.7 million people in Haiti live below the poverty line
207
Haiti's GDP rank in the world
7.0
the magnitude of the Haiti earthquake on the Richter scale
316,000
the number of deaths caused by the earthquake
Port au Prince
the capital of Haiti affected by the earthquake
Puerto Rico
the trench which generated the earthquake via a faultline
Presidential palace
was destroyed by the earthquake
330
the amount in millions of US$ given by the EU as aid
Debt repayments postponed
was long term aid given to Haiti from the World Bank
January 12th 2010
the date of the Haiti earthquake
Confusion
was a major problem in the first 3 days fo aid efforts as no one took control
30,000
commercial buildings destroyed
Textiles industry
lost a fifth of jobs
1 year
98% of rubble and 1.1million people still displaced after this time period