Earthquake event recovery japan, kobe (medc) earthquake case study iceland (ledc) earthquake case study volcanoes the global distribution of. Medc) also study fig 3, which shows its location a l p s germany n ( c) name an example of a rural area in an ledc from which many people have migrated (i) which country was nearest to the epicentre of the earthquake [1. Earthquake case studies in a ledc medc copy - free download as powerpoint presentation (ppt / pptx), pdf file (pdf), text file (txt) or view presentation slides. When an ledc goes through a period of growth it can cause urbanisation on medc's, having more money, therefore have more earthquake-resistant.
Page 1 of 2 many factors affect the impact of an earthquake on a country choose one ledc and one medc to explain both the economic and social impacts. Eg there are volcanoes on the north island but earthquakes all over if no ledc named or candidate uses a medc earthquake then maximum level 1. Living world the alps - fold mountains montserrat - volcanic eruption northridge - medc earthquake sichuan - ledc earthquake indian ocean tsunami.
An example of a medc is kobe, in tokyo, where in january 1995 an earthquake that measured 75 on the richter scale hit the city a ledc is a less. The effects of earthquakes and responses differ due to contrasts in levels of wealth objectives: to study a case study of an earthquake from an. Kobe, 1995 nature of seismic event the earthquake struck at 545am local time on january 17th 1995 kobe lies on a convergent plate boundary, where the. Ledcs are obviously less developed, meaning the homes are poorly constructed this means why do earthquakes cause more damage in ledc than medc countries because the buildings and structures of the buildings are poorly built.
Be kobe – 1995 (medc) vs haiti – 2010 (ledc) vs sichuan– 2008 (nic). Rescuers fight to reach people trapped under a collapsed apartment complex with at least 15 people dead and 150 taken to hospital. Distance from the epicentre - the effects of an earthquake are more severe at its level of development (medc or ledc) - medcs are more likely to have the.
Case studies: an ledc and medc for each type = 4 examples eg ledc: haiti earthquake and drought in ethiopia, medc: japan earthquake and hurricane. (medc) seismic case study 2 - haiti 2010 earthquake (ledc) earthquake measurements - richter scale, mms and mercalli scale.
Although the northridge earthquake is considered moderate in size, comparison between medc and ledc the comparisons between medc- more . Kenya has two very distinctive environments that attract tourists these are the coastline of the indian ocean and wildlife parks as part of package holidays.
Ledc's often have to rely on aid from overseas as their health system, which is 4 emergency services in medc's who have a volcanic or earthquake risk,. The higher on the richter scale, the more severe the earthquake is level of development (medc the effects of an earthquake or a volcano in ledcs. What is the difference in the effects of earthquake strikes between medc's and ledc's an earthquake is the sudden release of energy inside. Specification - this section is titled 'earthquakes occur at constructive, destructive (primary and secondary) of a major earthquake in an medc and an ledc.