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Haiti is a French-speaking country in the Caribbean that shares the island of Hispaniola with the Dominican Republic and is known for its extreme poverty. In January 2010, Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, was struck by a large earthquake that killed an estimated 200,000 people.
Significantly fewer people died or were left homeless by last year's earthquake in Haiti than claimed by the country's leaders, a draft report commissioned by the US government has said.The unpublished report puts the death toll between 46,000 and 85,000. Haiti's government says about 316,000 died...
They sent supplies like food water clothing etc
The many mountains cause people to work and live on them
Volcanoes are the vents where the earth is letting out molten magma from the hot interior of the earth. The magma is contained in huge pressurized chambers that are sealed up - usually. When the seal breaks the magma which is under intense pressure bursts through the opening - like when you pop a...
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a new fault line that was undetected had no name
Haiti only had 2 earthquakes.. including the one that just passed....
Yes, Haiti has cars. However, a great many of them were destroyed/damaged and were then abandoned. Others were stolen, or the owners were killed in the earthquake.
It's gong to take a couple of years to rebuilt the country so no one knows yet.
The Haitians do. "Haiti" doesn't. (I am making the distincition between the starving individual versus their always corrupt government.)
Yes, Haiti is an independent country.
Quakes happen when tectonic plates of the Earth shift in certain ways. If you're in a boat and a wave rocks the boat at 2:34 p.m., would it make sense to ask why that particular wave came by at the particular time? It is part of a larger weather pattern, but as far as the details go, it happens and...
The whole capital of Haiti was destroyed and Haiti's capital was port of prince.
Algeria is a VERY rich country, with very large land and unbeleivable nature and ressources. Algeria is unique in its culture, music, cuisine. young people are very educated and creative but they just need to have more confidence and they need to learn how to do business. if you are thinking of...
Most likely the on call / duty seismologist at the US National Earthquake Information Center. Please see the related link.
Due to the construction methods used in this country, yes.
Pretty sure they already are. And the member countries of the UN is sending ppl.
Yes hes half haitian and ya should know that he told my freind he brother a stage manager.
I think the people of Haiti died just by getting a heart attack by that very big earthquake going all around Haiti and all along the earth as well.
The main problems that facing the haiti is food crisis.
According to data produced by the US Geological Survey, the smallest aftershock was a magnitude 2 earthquake that occurred on the 13th of January 2010. It's epicentre was 18.55°N 72.78°W and it's hypocentre was 10km deep. Please see the related question for more information about the Haitian...
Because this is the biggest one in our history. A whole country, event hough it's small, is in ruins. There is no infrastructure working or anything. Everything has to be rebuilt from the ground, starting all over. Not even the tsunami whiped out a whole country.
children and adults were effected -correction- practically anyone and everyone in haiti, that answer is poo. :)
The Dominican Republic was affected by the earthquake, however they were farther from the epicenter and received much less serious damage than Haiti did.
Haiti has slightly raised its minimum wage for the estimated 29,000workers who sew T-shirts and other clothing in the country'sapparel factories. President Michel Martelly, his prime ministerand a cabinet member who oversees labor conditions signed the 12.5percent increase into law. It took effect...
Less than half of the whole island
Haiti's earthquake happend in 2010.
no, it only has like four starbucks
Farmers can help Haiti by going and planting fruits and vegetables and flowers but most importantly they could plant food so they can survive..... Hope my answer was helpful!!
nothing at all but being fat
he reacted by sending wolves and a golywog to haiti but freddy crueger went with them
they actually survived by selling stuff and earning money
The severity of the Haitian earthquake was ranked as Extreme (Level 10 or X) on the Modified Mercalli (MM) scale. Please see the related links and questions.
$10,000,000,000 has been spent on the Haiti Earthquake.
hati earthquake happend in lots of diffrent parts of hati the biggest hati earthqauke was was about 10miles x:)
I haven't heard about bombing, but that's where the 2 earthquakes were.
Over 3 millions which is 1/3 of the population
Yes. Haiti has an extensive coastline with the Caribbean Sea.
2/1/2010 Haiti has recently had an earthquake, a few weeks ago. How would you feel if your town had a tsunami, and nobody came???! Haiti needs your help. Tell all of your friends about all of this information. You can go to www.redcross.com and donate money to Haiti. You will save hundreds -- no...
Cuba, Jamaica.Dominican Republic, Bahamas. Puerto Rico
In the middle of HAITI near the capital but it was also felt in guantanamo bay cuba, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic
Peolpe have been donating money, adobting a kid, sending money to that kid, basically helpping that kid get foood, water, and a education.
well i dont have the answer but please adopt children in haiti :)
No, the Haitian earthquake occured because Haiti is situated on the eastern end of of a small plate that separates the Caribbean and the North American plates known as the Gonave micro-plate. This micro-plate and hence Haiti is bounded to the north by the Oriente Fracture Zone and to the south by...
mountain and coastal
It will take a long time because Haiti is very poor. No one will for get about Haiti
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A lot of damage happened in Haiti no schools no houses no nothing.
The usa has donated the most by far.. money, troops and supplies..
It is located in the Northern hemisphere
All the homes that was in the earthquake got damage really really bad.
the flag represent our freedom
Yes, it was even felt in Jamaica and guantanamo bay in cuba
It should mostly be spent on food an shelter.
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no duh; every place on earth has earthquakes and with the recent earthquake in 2010 with haiti we all know that ovbiously you were being stupid asking this question. why would there not be earthquakes when there are earthquakes all around the world?. mannn; people nthese days just make me so mad!....
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send old clothes or clothes that don't fit you anymore to them since they've lost everything you should at least give them some back even send shoes if you look at the picture some kids and adults don't even own a pair of shoes
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The priminister of England thought we would be generous and donate 79p.
The duration of the initial earthquake was 30 - 40 seconds. There were several smaller aftershocks.
A transform boundary. Please see the related question for more information.
According to the US Geological survey the Haitian Earthquake had the capacity to cause some minor structural damage to buildings as far away as 300 km from the Earthquakes epicentre (level V or 5 on the Modified Mercalli Intensity scale. It was felt by humans as far away as Guantanamo in Cuba ...
some of them lasted 5 seconds while others lasted 15 or 20 seconds
france took over haiti because haiti disobeyed them in skavery
hardest hit area of the haiti earthquake
at lest 20,000 most of them are Christan's
There are several natural resources on the island of Haiti  including bauxite, copper, gold, calcium carbonate, hydro power,  Iridium and marble. Although there has been some speculation about  potential oil discoveries. Haiti has no proven oil or natural gas  resources.
The most recent one was in January 12, 2010.
Not really, they are still struggling and they will be for a long time but they have almost everything under control.