The island of Haiti has a history of destructive earthquakes. On January 12th 2010, Haiti was struck by the country's most severe earthquake in over 200 years. The epicentre of the quake was just outside the capital Port-au-Prince. Over 200,000 people lost their lives and widespread damage resulted from the quake: the capital city was [...]
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Buildings damaged in Port-au-Prince after a magnitude 7 earthquake in Haiti © Wikipedia Commons, 2010 On 12 January 2010, a magnitude-7.0 earthquake struck Haiti causing the death of thousands of civilians and injuring many others. Millions of individuals were forced to abandon their homes and villages to move to internally displaced persons (IDP) camps. This [...]
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The island of Haiti has a history of destructive earthquakes. On January 12th 2010, Haiti was struck by the country's most severe earthquake in over 200 years. The epicentre of the quake was just outside the capital Port-au-Prince. Over 200,000 people lost their lives and widespread damage resulted from the quake: the capital city was [...]
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