<ul><li>The Haiti earthquake 2010 </li></ul>
<ul><li>It could not happen here  </li></ul>
<ul><li>Or could  it ? </li></ul>
Newcastle
Newcastle 4th of January  1990
 
<ul><li>Looking down a deserted Watt Street towards Customs House. Customs House was severely damaged by the earthquake </...
This was one of the most serious natural disasters in Australia's history.
 
<ul><li>Injured person being treated by ambulance officers in Beaumont Street </li></ul>
At 10.27 am on Thursday, 28 December, 1989, the City of Newcastle was devastated by a ML 5.6 (Richter magnitude) earthquake
 
<ul><li>Damage to the Parkers Hotel, Maitland Road, Islington </li></ul>
 
 
<ul><li>Notice on the door of 27 Union Street, notifying the public that entering the building was not allowed as the buil...
160 People were hospitalised
160 People were hospitalised 13 People died
13 People died
 
<ul><li>Damaged building in Lamar Street </li></ul>
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The New Castle Earthquake

  1. 1. <ul><li>The Haiti earthquake 2010 </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>It could not happen here </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Or could it ? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Newcastle
  5. 5. Newcastle 4th of January 1990
  6. 7. <ul><li>Looking down a deserted Watt Street towards Customs House. Customs House was severely damaged by the earthquake </li></ul>
  7. 8. This was one of the most serious natural disasters in Australia's history.
  8. 10. <ul><li>Injured person being treated by ambulance officers in Beaumont Street </li></ul>
  9. 11. At 10.27 am on Thursday, 28 December, 1989, the City of Newcastle was devastated by a ML 5.6 (Richter magnitude) earthquake
  10. 13. <ul><li>Damage to the Parkers Hotel, Maitland Road, Islington </li></ul>
  11. 16. <ul><li>Notice on the door of 27 Union Street, notifying the public that entering the building was not allowed as the building was unsafe </li></ul>
  12. 17. 160 People were hospitalised
  13. 18. 160 People were hospitalised 13 People died
  14. 19. 13 People died
  15. 21. <ul><li>Damaged building in Lamar Street </li></ul>
  16. 22. Thank you all for watching

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