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Presentation on Haiti


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Presentation on Haiti

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  2. 2. The Disaster In Haiti<br /> Jamie Mathias<br /> ESCI 001<br />
  3. 3. Haiti.<br />Republic of Haiti<br />Caribbean Country <br />Pic la Selle<br />2,680 meters 8,793 ft.<br />Highest point of the country<br />Total land area = 27,750 square kilometers<br />French and Haitian Creole are the official languages<br />National Capital is Port-au-Prince<br />
  4. 4. Earthquake.<br />According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, an earthquake can be defined as a shaking or trembling of the earth at its volcanic or tectonic origin.<br />Text book definition?<br />
  5. 5. Before.<br />The population of the Republic of Haiti before the eathquake….<br /> …9.7 million.<br />
  6. 6. After.<br />The population of Haiti after the earthquake…<br /> …over 200,000 lost.<br />You do the math.<br />
  7. 7. Perspective.<br />
  8. 8. Aftershocks.<br />Aftershocks are smaller earthquakes that follow larger earthquakes.<br />There were 52 aftershocks recorded from January 12 to January 24, 2010.<br />
  9. 9. Sweet Irony.<br />Among the many buildings destroyed in Haiti, the headquarters of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) collapsed.<br />Killing many.<br />
  10. 10. Death.<br />There were so many corpses from the disaster, they had to begin burying people in mass graves.<br />
  11. 11. Destruction.<br />Buildings fall one by one as the love waves continue to radiate from the epicenter.<br />
  12. 12. Aftermath.<br />Collage of Disaster.<br />
  13. 13. References.<br /><br />The Washington Post<br />Google Search<br /><br />