**Earthquake
Damage Assessment**

An earthquake
on the Twin Fork Fault affected Hazard City in 1897. The earthquake produced
effects in the town that can be rated on the Modified Mercalli Intensity
Scale.

Your job is to estimate the number of people in
five neighborhoods who would need emergency housing if a similar earthquake
would occur today.

Answer the following questions

Use the scantron form provided in the classroom for your answers!

**Steps you need to take to do Version 1 and fill up the above
table:**

- Fitst learn about the Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale
- Learn how earthquakes affect different types of buildings.
- Explore Hazard City to learn about the types of buildings in this city
- Do simple arithmetic to estimate the number of people who will need emergency housing
- Determine the population in each neighborhood
- Determine the type of houses in each community
- From the "Building Response" look up the percentage of different bulding types that would be uninhabitable for specific event
- Eastimate the number of people needing emergency housing
- Answer the questions in the scantron form and return the form on the due data!