The terrible quake in Haiti

“Epicentre close to a major city, a shallow focus….” Note all the key Geography words in this article.

Ask yourself “Why did so many people die in this quake? Was it just the physical reasons and charateristics of the earthquake? Or did the features and make up of the country (Haiti is the poorest country anywhere in North, Central or southern America) play a part?

Also if you check the video links on the left of the page, you will find out a lot more about the disaster….

Here’s the report for you to read


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