Haiti earthquake - Adjustments and Responses (Correct Ver)

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Haiti earthquake - Adjustments and Responses (Correct Ver)

  1. 1. Haiti EarthquakeSarah and Teru
  2. 2. Haiti Earthquake (2010)
  3. 3. Factors affecting Adjustmentsprior to event
  4. 4. 1. FatalisticApproachHDI : 0.49
  5. 5. 2. Economic InabilityGDP per capita : 1200$
  6. 6. 3.CorruptionBuildings Designedresistant against Earthquakes : 0%
  7. 7. 4. Lack of ExperienceLast Major Earthquake in Haiti: 1946Population over80 years of age
  8. 8. Phases of Response1. Rescue (1-10 weeks)○ Lack of Economic Development in Haiti■ Two Fire Stations■ No Army■ Few Hospitals and Clinics■ Médecins sans Frontières (Doctors without Borders)2. Assessment (6-10 weeks)○ International Opinions■ Fast - Dominican Aid■ Insufficient - UN Aid■ Slow - International Aid
  9. 9. Phases of Response3. Coordination (1-10 weeks)○ Inequality4. Rehabilitation (1-52 weeks)○ Lack of Economic Development○ Corruption○ Poor Civil Service5. Reconstruction (1-40 years)○ Lack of Economic Development○ Corruption○ Poor Civil Service
  10. 10. Additional Factors● Magnitude of Event○ Magnitude of 7.0 on the Richter Scale● Predictability of Event○ Earthquakes are random● Perceived Level of Risk○ Low● Information Available (Media)○ Little information available○ Lack of preparation
  11. 11. Conclusion

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