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Rescuers dig for victims after Ecuador quake kills 235

Rescuers dig for victims after Ecuador quake kills 235

Apr 17, – The quake reduced buildings to rubble, toppled power lines and sent terrified residents running from their homes when it struck the Pacific coast Saturday in a zone popular with tourists. Rescuers in Ecuador raced to dig out people trapped under the rubble of homes and hotels on Sunday, after a powerful 7.8-magnitude […]

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Nature seems to be against us- rain hampers Nepal rescue teams

Nature seems to be against us- rain hampers Nepal rescue teams

Apr 30, – Many people have been sleeping in the open after the quake – the United Nations has said 600,000 houses were destroyed or damaged. It has said eight million people have been affected, with at least two million in need of tents, water, food and medicines over the next three months.Dandal said foreign […]

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