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AQA A Level Geography - Haiti Earthquake Case Study
Terms in this set (47)
12th January 2010
when was the Haiti Earthquake? - (to the day)
where is Haiti?
what is the capital city of Haiti?
what is other country that Haiti shares an island with?
North America and Caribbean
what plate boundary does the island lie on?
what type of plate boundary?
less industrialised country
what does LIC stand for?
what fraction of Haitians live on less than US$2 per day?
what percentage of Haitians live on $1 per day? (this is extreme poverty)
what is the average GDP per capita?
sent from abroad
what is the main source of income for Haitians?
what is the life expectancy, in years, for Haitians?
HIV and AIDs
what is the main cause of death to Haitians?
how many doctor per 100,000 people?
how many nurses per 100,000 people?
what percentage of children do not attend school?
less than 20%
what percentage of Haitians aged over 15 are literate?
the elite 5% of the population control what percentage of the land?
how many dominant families are there?- (they control industrial production and trade)
how many homes were destroyed by the series of hurricanes that hit in 2008?
what magnitude was the 2010 earthquake?
what 'scale of destruction' was the magnitude of the earthquake picked up on?
how far was the earthquake's epicentre from Port-au-Prince?
how many aftershocks were there?
5.5 and 5.9
what magnitude were the aftershocks?
how many people died?
how many people were injured?
how many homes were destroyed?
how many people were made homeless?
how many residential buildings were badly damaged?
how many commercial buildings were badly damaged?
how many schools and businesses were wiped out?
trading has stopped
what is a secondary impact to the economy of Haiti? - (to do with trade)
for how long after the earthquake in 2010 were locals still sleeping in tents?
TB and cholera
for 9 months, there was a major outbreak of which two diseases?
what was the issue caused for the prisons?
what happened to the crime rates?
what percentage of Haitians were below the poverty line after the earthquake?
how much money ($) was given in aid by the USA?
how much money ($) was given in aid by the EU?
how many people were placed in aid camps?
how many tents were provided?
how many people were provided with food rations in the weeks following the earthquakes?
what percentage of the rubble on the roads still hadn't been cleared in the long-term? (3 years)
how many people still had no houses after 1 year?
for how many people was clean water eventually provided?
what percentage of the population without jobs received support?
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