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Dozens pulled from rubble as Turkey quake toll hits 35

26 January 2020, 11:36 AM

Rescue teams working through the night pulled 45 people from collapsed buildings, Turkey’s disaster authority said on Sunday, as the death toll from a powerful earthquake in the country’s east rose to 35.

Southern Mexico hit by 5.6 magnitude earthquake: national seismological center

17 January 2020, 5:07 AM

A magnitude 5.6 earthquake hit the southern Mexican state Oaxaca, close to Salina Cruz, on Thursday, the country’s National Seismological Center reported.

Ten years on from a devastating earthquake, Haiti still faces a crippling housing deficit

12 January 2020, 5:06 PM

Ten years ago, Haiti was devastated by an earthquake that killed over 200 000 people and destroyed 250 000 homes.

A woman prays among the rubble of the damaged main cathedral in downtown Port-au-Prince.

Haiti commemorates Jan 2010 earthquake

12 January 2020, 8:33 AM

Haiti commemorates the January 12, 2010 earthquake that killed hundreds of thousands of Haitians and 102 United Nations staff.

Puerto Rico declares emergency after earthquakes

8 January 2020, 10:40 AM

Puerto Rico Governor Wanda Vazquez has declared a state of emergency after a series of earthquakes killed at least one person, toppled buildings and knocked out power to nearly the entire island of more than 3 million people.

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