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";s:4:"text";s:3944:"Earthquake in many cases, can cause great loss of life. The quake's closeness made its impact much stronger. The 2011 earthquake in Japan is evidence of this. Recent large earthquakes affecting large populations in Japan, Haiti, Chile and New Zealand are evidence of this trend and also illustrate significant variations in outcomes such The main effects of earthquakes are- 1.Deformed ground surface 2.Damage to man made structures 3.Damage to towns and cities 4.Loss of human and animal life 5.Devasta ting fires 6.Landslides 7.Flash floods 8.Tsunamis 9.Seiche 10.Sandblows 11.Faults The main damage is caused to human, animal life and damage to properties. ... Victims of earthquake have had to live a very difficult life because of the delay in renovation work. Earthquake collateral effects: Ground shaking and rupture, damage, fires, spill of chemicals, radioactivity and nuclear power plants,flooding None of these things can be solved overnight. The 7.0 quake that struck Haiti was the same strength as the Loma Prieta earthquake that struck San Francisco during the 1989 World Series. The economic impacts of the Newcastle Earthquake in 1989: It c aused approximately 4 billion dollars in damage. 3. Welcome to our page about how earthquakes effect people's lives. Overall as humans we create a bigger impact than needed due to the social situation of the some of the countries that get impacted upon, however earthquakes are very powerful hazards and quite frankly sometimes there's nothing we can do to prevent them. ... Social Impacts Causes, Effects and Geographical Distribution of Earthquakes. Rebuilding a nation. Population growth and increasing urbanization in earthquake-prone areas suggest that earthquake impacts on human populations will increase in the coming decades. The tsunami of December 2004 that struck South East Asia and East Africa killed over 31,000 people in Sri Lanka only, leaving 23,000 injured. The occurrence of earthquakes is unpredictable and they are characterized by widespread loss of life and damage. This can be highlighted by the 2010 Chilean earthquake that moved the earths axis by 3". Buildings collapsing, electrocution, and explosions from gas, damaged tanks and floating debris are another cause of death. Safety rules to be taken during an Earthquake. Chapter 17 Impacts of Natural Disasters and Disasters Risk Management in China: The Case of Chinas Experience in Wenchuan Earthquake Yi-Ming Wei Does human activity affect the impact of a ... great loss of life, injury or damage and loss of property. That's what causes an earthquake. DISASTER IMPACT ON THE CARIBBEAN ... property is on a scale which overcomes the capacity of ... volcanic eruptions and earthquakes. Effect of Seismic Risk on Lifetime Property Value KeithA. United Nations Development Programme Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean The Impact of Natural Disasters on Human Development and Poverty Transport and communication links may be disrupted. The effects of an earthquake can also cause ... the focus of an earthquake's destruction is usually buildings and property. Shops and business may be destroyed. They also cause a lot of panic to the affected people with some experiencing a permanently changed life there after. Despite being able to withstand the impacts of seismic waves they were unable to cope with the scale of the tsunami that followed. Earthquakes are the most expensive natural disasters humans face. By Rajan Thapaliya. ... which often turn into disasters causing loss of life and property. I would argue that the proximity to high population density and the magnitude and nature of the event are the most important factors in determining the scale of impact. It was also just 10 miles from the capital of Port-au-Prince. But Haiti's quake was 6.2 miles below the surface. The Human Impact of Earthquakes: a Historical Review of Events 1980-2009 and Systematic Literature Review. ";s:7:"keyword";s:41:"impact of earthquake on life and property";s:7:"expired";i:-1;}