When California DOES eventually have the BIG earthquake as predicted, how will that affect the rest of the US?
Everyone knows the BIG earthquake has yet to happen and noone knows exactly when. Experts all say that it WILL happen eventually. Suppose it happens in one or two months: how will that affect the United States economy? the hospital industry, first aid and the blood supply? Suppose 1/4 of California suffers huge tragedies from this and 1,000,000+ are killed or hurt....what will the affect be on the rest of the United States? What countries (if any) will offer assistance to the United States in repair work, financial, and first aid assistance?
Asked By: Foxx Mulder to you - 7/29/2008
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Want to worry? If the Hayward fault goes in the SF area, it will be THE Big One. Estimated 200,000 people made homeless in a matter of minutes. USGS put out a pamphlet on the anniversary of the '06 quake that said "don't plan on government to be a big help". Your house is gone, your mortgage is not. Your job... More
Answered By: ZORCH - 7/30/2008
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I (for one) hope the U.S. Government responds better than they did to Hurricane Katrina!
Answered By: Safyre - 7/29/2008
As with any mega-tradgedy life will go on. But the ramifications are imponderable. Cal. has a greater population than all of Canada. It has a greater economy than most nations in the world. It supplies more food than any other State in the Union. It is a major, major importer of goods. Would the rest of the world... More
Answered By: Ron Diego - 7/29/2008
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Answered By: j - 7/29/2008
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