Topic- The 1692 Port Royal Earthquake (Jamaica)

1) What happened, when and where, how were people affected?

2) What natural processes led to the disaster?

3) What hazards did people face as a consequence of these natural processes?

4) What actions did people take that mitigated and/or magnified these hazards (could be both)?

5) What, if anything, has been done since then to improve the preparation or response to future disasters?


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