Case-specific briefing paper humanitarian haiti: on january 12, 2010, a 70 magnitude earthquake tore apart haiti the horror and devastation wreaked on the country was called the worst disaster the international body has ever challenges too extensive to discuss in their entirety in this analysis, however the point is. In fact, in 2008, hurricane gustav ravaged the island destroying 3000 houses, damaging nearly 12,000 and killing nearly 80 people haiti was still re-building phase when it was hit by the great quake of 2010 the quake struck approximately 25 km wsw from port-au-prince at a depth of 13 km over 2 million haitians live in. And over one million displaced people (world bank, 2010) the need for accurate high-resolution imagery, detailed surface elevation, and various information maps became evident as the disaster unfolded specific remote sensing geospatial disaster response during the haiti earthquake: a case study spanning. Geography. Haiti earthquake response on the 12th january 2010, a 70 earthquake struck haiti east of the coast, inflicting large loss of life and overall destruction the estimated death toll was in excess of 220,000 people the government of haiti estimated that over 250,000 residences and 30,000 commercial buildings had. This study analyzes the disaster response and recovery efforts following the january 12th, 2010 haitian earthquake through the eyes of 18 different relief agencies focusing on the formation and maintenance of partnerships after the catastrophic earthquake, this paper explores the concepts of cooperation. Emergency knowledge management and social media technologies: a case study of the 2010 haitian earthquake article in proceedings of the american society for information science and technology 31(1):6-13 february 2011 with 14,978 reads doi: 101016/jijinfomgt201010001 cite this. Tectonic hazards case study 1: haiti, january 10, 2010 specification: case study of the management of an earthquake in a developing country picture decide what kind of plate boundary is responsible for the haiti earthquake draw an annotated diagram to show why earthquakes happen at this boundary.
A key stage 3 geography revision resource on plate tectonics sub-topics include : plate boundaries, volcanoes, earthquakes, and tsunamis. Seeking information after the 2010 haiti earthquake: a case study in mass- fatality management doctor of philosophy (information science), may 2013, 234 pp, 5 tables, 13 figures, references, 267 titles the 2010 earthquake in haiti, which killed an estimated 316,000 people, offered many lessons in mass-fatality. Learn and revise about earthquakes, the magnitude scale and examine a case study looking at the devastation left in haiti with bbc bitesize ks3 geography.
On tuesday 12 january 2010, at five o'clock in the afternoon, a massive earthquake struck haiti it left over 300,000 people dead and more than one million people homeless more than three million were affected in some way the earthquake also caused a massive dislocation of communities the international federation. Following the earthquake of january 2010, the government of haiti appealed to the international community for support in assessing total damage and loss, as well as in post disaster reconstruction and recovery the case study of haiti focuses on the policies and practices of recovery from that time until the. Emergency knowledge management and social media technologies: a case study of the 2010 haitian earthquake citation yates, d, & paquette, s (2011) emergency knowledge management and social media technologies: a case study of the 2010 haitian earthquake international journal of information management,.
The us response to the 2010 haiti earthquake was a large effort coordinated by three major agencies that worked in tandem with the government of haiti, the in this research we present a case study developed through action research of how these social media technologies were used, what influences they made on. Great pleasure that we release this working paper documenting the findings from the subject of the first case study: haiti after the january 2010 earthquake the paper addresses four key themes: the impact of the earthquake and the subsequent cholera epidemic on haiti's health system security community.
In 2010 haiti experienced a catastrophic earthquake that destroyed a substantial amount of infrastructure in the capital of port-au-prince limited national resources and widespread poverty  have made the rebuilding slow and piecemeal five years later that infrastructure is still unevenly repaired and maintained. Haiti 2010 - poor country picture facts on 12th january, an earthquake measuring 70 on the richter scale struck close to haiti's capital port-au-prince the earthquake occurred at a destructive plate margin between the caribbean and north american plates, along a major fault line the earthquakes focus was 13km.
This powerpoint was used to introduce the 2010 haiti earthquake and guide them towards creating an ledc earthquake case study it was a carousel/market place activity where a station was set up for background info, causes, impacts and responses pupils us. 100 km to the west this low level of seismic activity may explain the equally low level of earthquake preparedness in haiti prior to the 2010 event however, studies of historical seismicity have established that large earthquakes ( magnitude 70 or greater) have struck the port-au-prince region in the historic. The georgetown institute for women, peace and security (giwps) released a case study in october 2016 on the immediate relief efforts and long-term recovery following the 2010 haiti earthquake the report analyzes the gender-responsive policies that four humanitarian relief and recovery organizations (ocha, unhcr ,.
World medical & health policy wwwpsocommonsorg/wmhp vol 2: iss 2, article 2 (2010) volunteered geographic information and crowdsourcing disaster relief: a case study of the haitian earthquake matthew zook, phd, university of kentucky mark graham, phd, university of oxford taylor shelton, ba, university of. January 2010 earthquake aftermath of the january 2010 earthquake in haiti photo by world food programme this case study: - corresponds well to the wmo 8-step capacity development model - highlights the role of wmo as facilitator and coordinator in the activities of restoring early warning services to haiti after the. Stability operations in haiti 2010: a case study emma vialpando defense consultant us army peacekeeping and stability operations institute october 2016 raymond a millen the 70 magnitude earthquake that struck haiti on january 12, 2010 role in the haiti earthquake relief effort in collabora- tion with more. The authors show through a study of historical earthquake death tolls, that 10 overestimates of earthquake death tolls occur in many cases, and is not unique to haiti as death toll is one of the key elements for determining the amount of aid and recon- struction funds that will be mobilized, scientific means.
Essential case study notes about the haiti earthquake the earthquake occurred on january 12th 2010, the epicentre was centred just 10 miles southwest of the capital city, port au prince and the quake was watch video 1, what social, economic and environmental effects were there of the haiti earthquake. Through key informant interviews and desk-‐based research, this study examines emergency food distributions as well as support and protection mechanisms for rape and sexual abuse through the case study of the 2010 haitian earthquake possible stereotypes held by aid workers are presented within. Following the earthquake of january 2010, the government of haiti appealed to the international community for support in assessing total damage and loss, as well as in post disaster reconstruction and recovery the case study of haiti focuses on the policies and practices of recovery from that time until the pres- ent.