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On January 12th, 2010, an earthquake struck the western peninsula of the Republic of Haiti, claiming more than 250,000 lives and leaving 1.2 million people homeless. The earthquake, which registered a magnitude of 7.0, destroyed homes, schools, and hospitals and triggered landslides and soil liquefaction that damaged the port and coastal roads. This TCLEE report discusses in detail the effects of this earthquake on lifeline infrastructure systems
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Edmund "Ed" Ward (born 1948) is an American writer and radio commenter known since 1986 as the "rock-and-roll historian" for NPR's program Fresh Air and one of the original founders of Austin's South by Southwest music festival.
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