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Asian Earthquake Death Toll At Over 40,000

Natural Disasters Pakistan India Earthquake 2005

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#21 tennyson

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Posted 10 October 2005 - 11:50 PM

I mentioned the population density issue upthread and you also raise other good points in relation to natural disaster perception. In Turkey a few years back the relatively high loss of life was directly tied to the use of substandard materials in the new concrete and cement apartment blocks that easily cleaved into many pieces during the earthquake.
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Posted 15 October 2005 - 07:05 AM

And things are getting worse, the elements are making rescue harder not to mention the two million left homeless by the quake. :down:

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Posted 15 October 2005 - 07:19 AM


Interesting background story of the difficulties in feeding the hungry during Ramadan whilst keeping the faith.
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