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Rescue efforts in Mexico Citiy

A rescuer searches for survivors in a flattened building in Mexico City

Pope Francis sends money for Mexico earthquake relief

21/09/2017 16:50

Pope Francis has given money to the earthquake relief effort in Mexico to help survivors and victims’ families in the worst hit areas of the country.

 

Rescuers search for survivors at a school in Mexico City following Tuesday's quake.

Rescuers search for survivors at a school in Mexico City following Tuesday's quake.

Rescuers continue search for survivors after Mexico quake

20/09/2017 15:56

Mexico's president has declared three days of national mourning following the 7.1 earthquake which has killed more than 200 people, devastating large areas of Mexico City, the surrounding area, and nearby neighbouring states.

People remove debris of a collapsed building looking for possible victims after a quake rattled Mexico City

People remove debris of a collapsed building looking for possible victims after a quake rattled Mexico City

Pope prays for Mexican earthquake victims

20/09/2017 11:21

Pope Francis at his weekly General Audience on Wednesday expressed his closeness to the people of Mexico after the country was hit Tuesday by a powerful earthquake.

 

Rescuers, firefighters, policemen, soldiers and volonteers remove debris of a building which collapsed after the earthquake in Mexico City

Rescuers, firefighters, policemen, soldiers and volonteers remove debris of a building which collapsed after the earthquake in Mexico City

Mexican Bishops appeal for solidarity with quake victims

20/09/2017 10:58

The Bishops of Mexico have invited God’s people to join in solidarity wtih all those affected by the massive, 7.1 magnitude earthquake that rocked the nation on Tuesday.

 

People climb over the debris of a collapsed building after an earthquake hit Mexico City, Mexico

People climb over the debris of a collapsed building after an earthquake hit Mexico City, Mexico

Many killed in Mexico quake

20/09/2017 08:13

At least 226 people were killed on Tuesday when a  powerful earthquake shook central Mexico collapsing numerous buildings. Thousands of residents fled into the streets in panic, and many stayed to help rescue those trapped.

 

A massive earthquake struck Mexico on Friday morning

A massive earthquake struck Mexico on Friday morning. This map shows the epicentre of the quake, of the southern coast of Mexico.

Massive quake strikes Mexico

08/09/2017 15:50

A huge earthquake, with a magnitude of 8.1, struck Mexico Friday morning. Dozens of people have been reported killed, and the death toll continues to climb.

Damages caused by a 4.0 magnitude earthquake that hits Ischia island on 21 August.

Damages caused by a 4.0 magnitude earthquake that hits Ischia island on 21 August.

Pope Francis prays for Ischia quake victims

23/08/2017 10:48

Pope Francis during his General Audience on Wednesday expressed his closeness to those affected by a magnitude 4.0 earthquake that hit the island of Ischia on Monday night.

 

A handout photo from Italian Carabinieri police shows rescuers saving a seven-month-old baby from rubble after an earthquake in Casamicciola in Ischia

A handout photo from Italian Carabinieri police shows rescuers saving a seven-month-old baby from rubble after an earthquake in Casamicciola in Ischia island, Italy.

Ischia quake: search continues for survivors

22/08/2017 11:21

Rescue workers continued to search those buried under rubble after an earthquake hit the tourist-packed Italian holiday island of Ischia on Monday night, killing at least two people and injuring dozens.