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Italy earthquake: Rescue efforts continue

August 25th, 2016

Episode 1157 of 1333 episodes

The death toll in the Italian earthquake has risen to at least 247 as thousands of rescuers continue efforts to find survivors. Undersecretary general of the Red Cross Barbara Contini, who is coordinating the response, and Warner Marzocchi, co-chairman of the Seismic Hazard Center at the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, discuss the impact of the earthquake and the likelihood of further seismic disasters.

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