Results of The Haiti Earthquake of 2010 The earthquake of 2010 was a 7.0 on the Richter Scale. This large earthquake caused the death of 230,000 people. This was due to poor building structure and little warning. There were too many bodies to move and so few people who were capable of moving them (due to injuries) that the bodies would just be piled up on roads and in city squares. As a result of the earthquake, a total of 10,000 children were left orphaned.
The Syrian civil war started six years ago, causing a lot of destruction and misery, and unfortunately it still continues with no sign of any tangible solution. Hundreds of thousands of people were killed, homes were destroyed , families were separated, and many cities were pulverized. According to World Vision (2014) 13.5 million people in Syria need humanitarian assistance due to the violent civil war. Over 6.5 million Syrians have been left homeless looking for safety and peace in different cities. In addition to the 4.8 million Syrian refugees who left their country and moved to other close countries seeking protection, health care, and shelter for themselves and their families ("Syria refugee crisis FAQ: What you need to know", para.
Notes: Tropical Cyclone Tracey caused an impact in economy of about 950 million dollars in. Also, Tropical Cyclone Tracey lead to a loss in population which dropped the people in jobs decimating local businesses. Tropical Cyclone Tracey destroyed over 9000 homes. Most of the buildings were not built to cyclone regulations despite they were in the cyclone belt. This would have cost them lots of money to rebuild everything again and would have taken a long time to regrow the environment to how it was before.
Ellis Island, opening in 1892, was a federal immigration station that helped restrict immigration. It ran for more than sixty years and granted legal immigrant status for millions of Americans. Ellis Island came out of the demand from the American people to prevent Southern and Eastern Europeans from inhabiting the United States and all of the negative consequences of their residency. The influx of immigrants caused agitation among the American native-born. Between 1880 and 1920, America had more than twenty million immigrants, and many of them seized the jobs of native born Americans since they were willing to work for less.
The devastation of hurricane Irma was wide-spread and will take years to fully recover from. The total damage Hurricane Irma caused is calculated to be around $100 billion. The damage ranged from destruction of houses and building to 6.8 million people being without electricity (O’Hara, Kristy). The storm caused 38 casualties in the Caribbean and 34 in Florida. Irma flooded the entire area, leaving some places with hip-high water; buildings were lost, and caused destruction to anything that stood in the way.
This program was introduced by President Barack Obama in 2012 and was aimed at protecting people who were brought to the United States under the age of 16 from deportation. The program required applicants to be in or have graduated high school, to have no criminal record, and other requirements. It provided applicants who were eligible with a two-year, renewable permit, and although it granted work authorization, it did not grant legal status. Approximately 800,000 DACA recipients, also referred to as “Dreamers,” are currently being protected by the program. However, on September 5, 2017, the Trump administration announced that it would end DACA, declaring the executive order that created it unconstitutional.
With these degrees of exclusion, we 're all losers. Social cohesion is weakened, and conflict situations are created, generating violence and sick societies. More than nine million children die each year before their fifth birthday. Between 33% and 50% due to malnutrition. The cause of death is usually diarrhea, but behind it is acute deficits of necessary micronutrients.
An unfair situation occurs a lot in Haiti, yet no one has enough power to stop them. Haiti has the statistic of below 10th percentile of corruption control in 2005 (Corbett,2006). Corruption is common in all governments, the elite Haitian has been using their power as a government to control wealth and power since 1804(Corbett,n.d. ).The wealth and resources of the country are not spread equally. Whoever supports opposition movement of the leader are often get a extreme punishment or exile out from from the country.
Because illnesses were new to the Americas, the natives were not immune to the infections and widespread epidemics occurred. The devastation was as bad as 8 million people in Central Mexico, about a third of the population, died within the first 10 years of Spanish’s arrival (Shi, Tindall 27). The first to be infected within native communities, were the leaders because they were usually the first to greet the Spanish. The lack of a leader enhanced the continuation of Spanish colonization and conquest. The Europeans were very ethnocentric and believed that the American epidemics were God’s punishment for those refusing convert to Christianity (Shi, Tindall 27).
They are mainly directed to the United States, there are about 11 million Mexican live in the US. Migration is very difficult and hazardous for those who want enter to the US illegally across the border between US and Mexico. Most of immigrants came to US seeking economic opportunities, they are starving in their homeland so they have to choose for stay or take a risk in another country. Most Europeans moved to United States in two waves: at the time from 1820 to 1920, these people leaved to finding freedom and religious issues; and immigrants in the 20th century leaving under poor economic condition. Nowadays, those who moved into the US from Europe mostly are young people, who are proficient in English and have high level of education as well.