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Evaluating Vulnerability in the 2011 Japan Earthquake and the 2010 Haiti Earthquake
Evaluating Vulnerability in the 2011 Japan Earthquake and the 2010 Haiti Earthquake
Evaluating Vulnerability in the 2011 Japan Earthquake and the 2010 Haiti Earthquake
Evaluating Vulnerability in the 2011 Japan Earthquake and the 2010 Haiti Earthquake
Evaluating Vulnerability in the 2011 Japan Earthquake and the 2010 Haiti Earthquake
Evaluating Vulnerability in the 2011 Japan Earthquake and the 2010 Haiti Earthquake
Evaluating Vulnerability in the 2011 Japan Earthquake and the 2010 Haiti Earthquake
Evaluating Vulnerability in the 2011 Japan Earthquake and the 2010 Haiti Earthquake
Evaluating Vulnerability in the 2011 Japan Earthquake and the 2010 Haiti Earthquake
Evaluating Vulnerability in the 2011 Japan Earthquake and the 2010 Haiti Earthquake
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Evaluating Vulnerability in the 2011 Japan Earthquake and the 2010 Haiti Earthquake

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  • 1. PopulationVulnerability: Japan and Haiti Earthquakes ... Mercy, Sunny, Alex, Wei , and Teru ... IB1 Geography ... April 2013
  • 2. Area maps - locationand plate tectonics...................................
  • 3. 2010 Haitian 2011 Tohoku Japanese Earthquake EarthquakeSpatial Epicenter 25 km from Epicentre was 70extent: Port-au-Prince kilometres off coast of Japan.Magnitude: 7.0 (Richter scale) 9.0 (Richter scale)Speed of No warning signal - 1 min Tokyo WarningOnset: eyewitnesses say Signal. "suddenly"Duration: 30-40 seconds 6 minFatalities: 46,000-318,000 28,000 dead or missing
  • 4. Human Development Haiti HDI: 0.49 Japan HDI: 0.91
  • 5. Socio-Economics: Wealth TokyoJapan- GDP/cap = $34,200 Haiti - GDP/cap = $1200 - 77% of population lives on less than $2 a day.Port-au-Prince
  • 6. Preparedness: Education and InfrastructureHaiti JapanMean years of schooling: Mean years of schooling:4.9 11.6Buildings designed with Buildings designed withearthquakes in mind: earthquakes in mind:0% 75%
  • 7. Population DensityPort-au-Prince24,305 people/sq. km Japan Nat. Average 337 people/sq. km Tohoku 136 people/sq. km
  • 8. A third of Haitispopulation is under15 years old.30% of Japanspopulation is over 65years old.
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