Haiti earthquake 2010

Haiti earthquake 2010 image

This movie highlights the terrifying plight that the people of Haiti have suffered, focussing particularly on the slow speed at which aid is being distributed. To play in full screen, click the tab in the bottom right hand corner.

Some useful facts about the earthquake to accompany the movie:

  •  Occurred 16:53 local time on Tuesday 12th January
  •  7.0 on the Richter Scale, depth 13km
  • At least 33 aftershocks with 14 above 5.0 on the Richter Scale
  • At least 3 million people affected
  • 70,000 buried in mass graves (as of 18th Jan)
  • Most hospitals were destroyed in the earthquake
  • Video
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