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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

  1. 1. PopulationVulnerability: Japan and Haiti Earthquakes ... Mercy, Sunny, Alex, Wei , and Teru ... IB1 Geography ... April 2013
  2. 2. Area maps - locationand plate tectonics...................................
  3. 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. 4. Human Development Haiti HDI: 0.49 Japan HDI: 0.91
  5. 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. 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. 7. Population DensityPort-au-Prince24,305 people/sq. km Japan Nat. Average 337 people/sq. km Tohoku 136 people/sq. km
  8. 8. A third of Haitispopulation is under15 years old.30% of Japanspopulation is over 65years old.
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