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Earthquake slide show


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Earthquake slide show

  1. 1. THE CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKE By Hannah, Isabelle & Jennifer
  2. 2. There was an Earthquake in Christchurch on Saturday at 4:35 in the morning and lots of buildings crumbled. Nobody was killed. Some people were thrown out of bed when they were sleeping. It happens when tectonic plates rub against each other.
  3. 3. Haiti had a similar earthquake last year. They had 230,000 people die. Christchurch didn’t have people die because the buildings were very strong. Haiti buildings were very weak and would of crashed down easily on the people.
  4. 4. What to do when there is an earthquake
  5. 5. When there is an earthquake hide under something strong for example a table that can fit you and protect you. You have to crouch down and cover your head with your hands because if sharp things fall on your head it can cause a lot of damage. You have to crouch down because there might be objects that fall on you during an earthquake.
  6. 6. Now you know what to do when there is an earthquake. So remember these positions incase there is ever an earthquake in Auckland. Go home and ask your parents to get their emergency kit ready with water, food,a radio and a torch!