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Weather hastened Haiti quake - experts

Scientists say Haiti's devastating quake may have been triggered by severe weather in 2008. Persistent rains may have displaced debris from deforested hillsides to alter seismic forces, triggering the quake years ahead of time.

Keywords

  • Themes:Environment, Risk Identification & Assessment
  • Hazards:Earthquake, Flood
  • Countries/Regions:Haiti

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/17519


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