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Haiti Earthquake – Lessons Learned For Reducing Risks

This article briefly reviews the magnitude 7.0 earthquake that struck Haiti on Tuesday, January 12th, 2010 including the anticipated casualties and building damage. Lessons learned for reducing future earthquake risks in the United States are discussed in details.

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Panic, Desperation and Chaos in Haiti

On Jan. 12, 2010, one of the poorest countries in the world, Haiti, was struck by the worst hurricane in 200 years. It was 7.0 in magnitude. With the Haiti Earthquake aftermath, panic, desperation and chaos is felt by all.

On the Devastating Earthquake in Haiti

Haiti, a country in ruins and its people in misery. The world has come to give you a hand and to help you get back on your feet.

Shortage of Food, Water, and Shelter Threatens to Worsen Situation in Haiti

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How Can We Prevent the Next Big Haiti Earthquake?

The Haiti earthquake of January 12, 2010 was devastating, but history tells us that there could be more big ones in years to come. Port-Au-Prince sits exactly in the epicenter or hotspot of earthquake activities in Haiti. So, there will be more earthquakes coming in the future, big or small; they will be coming. Therefore, now is the time for the country of Haiti to go into preparation mode, so when the next one comes, the country’s building infrastructure will be able to withstand the tremors or shakes of the largest of them all, and therefore give its citizens the precious moments they will need to escape before their buildings or homes fall and crush them.

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Three Ways to Help Haiti

On Tuesday, 12 January 2010, a catastrophic magnitude 7.0 Mw earthquake struck the capital of Haiti caused serious damage to the poor city. As the strongest earthquake in 200 years, it destroyed the whole city and made thousands of people lost their home instantly, at the same time lose their relatives or their own life.

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