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Man, 72, pulled alive from rubble 13 days after Ecuadorian earthquake
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Manuel Vasquez was found by Venezuelan rescuers in a partially collapsed building in the fishing town of Jaramijó, the Venezuelan embassy in Quito said. They were carrying out a risk inspection at the site and after hearing sounds immediately entered …

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72-year-old rescued after 13 days in earthquake rubble
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(CNN) For nearly two weeks, a 72-year-old man was trapped between the walls where his room had collapsed after a major earthquake shook the coast of Ecuador. The building where Manuel Vasquez lived had partially collapsed after a powerful …

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Rescuers in Taiwan search through rubble from earthquake for more survivors
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The death toll from the magnitude-6.4 earthquake that struck Taiwan climbed to at least 32 people Sunday, and more than 100 remained in the rubble of a 17-story residential building that collapsed, officials said. In the southeast coastal city of …

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Survivors pulled from rubble of Taiwan earthquake – video
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A rescue operation continues to pull survivors from the wreckage of an earthquake-hit apartment building in southern Taiwan. Rescuers have plucked 221 people from the debris, using mounted hydraulic ladders and a crane to scour the wreckage. The 6.4 …

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Renton man finds sister in earthquake rubble
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A Redmond Parks employee returned from Nepal after more than a month searching for family members and helping his native country rebuild after two devastating earthquakes. Danu Sherpa left a day after the first quake and has remained in Nepal ever …

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A Desk That Can Take A Ton Of Earthquake Rubble
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Building an earthquake-resistant desk was the brainstorm of Arthur Brutter, who came up with the idea in 2010 for his senior project at Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem. After graduation, he continued to work on the desk with his …

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