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Volunteers Descend on Earthquake Site in China

Over 2,000 injured in country’s deadliest quake in four years.

Posted Wednesday, August 6, 2014

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Buildings Still Vulnerable 20 Years after Los Angeles Earthquake

City doesn’t track “soft-story” buildings or require mandatory repairs.

Posted Friday, January 17, 2014

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EMS, Firefighters, Civilians "Drop, Cover, Hold" in Earthquake Drill

Exercise allows first responders to rehearse emergency response plans.

Posted Friday, October 18, 2013

Researcher Warns Ill. Not Ready for Big Earthquake

Despite a recent earthquake drill, researchers say Illinois residents are not prepared for a large quake.

Posted Thursday, February 9, 2012

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Baby, Mother Rescued 48 Hours after Massive Earthquake Strikes Turkey

Hours after the infant was freed, others were pulled from the half-flattened building.

Posted Tuesday, October 25, 2011

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Five Rescued from Eastern Turkey Earthquake

Dozens of people were trapped in mounds of concrete, twisted steel.

Posted Monday, October 24, 2011

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East Coast Rocked by Strongest Quake Since 1944

There were no immediate reports of deaths, but fire and EMS officials in D.C. said there were at least some injuries.

Posted Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Rescuers Pull 70-Year Old Woman From Japan Quake Rubble (Video)

Woman was suffering from hypothermia.

Posted Tuesday, March 15, 2011

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Massive 8.9 Quake Strikes Japan; Hundreds Of Bodies Found as Toll Climbs

Tsunami warnings blanketed the entire Pacific.

Posted Friday, March 11, 2011






 

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