At Least 75,000 Could Die If Earthquake Hits Vulnerable Haiti Great North

A United States-based global earthquake and structural engineering firm has found that there would be a significant risk of death and destruction if the Great North section of Haiti experienced an earthquake.

The study by the Miyamoto International firm found that in the event of a major earthquake in the vulnerable Great North, probable damage in the four main cities would amount to at least 75,000 deaths, 350,000 people temporarily relocated and damage to more than 50 percent of buildings.

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