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Italy : Earthquake : 2002/10/31
GLIDE: EQ-2002-000690-ITA  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2002/10/31
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District
Italy
Name Earthquake
Outline Fifty-seven children and staff were trapped in rubble after their school collapsed when a violent earthquake rocked the Italian village of San Giuliano di Puglia.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
BBC news 2002/11/02
Dead: 29 people
(including 26 children)
The school collapsed on itself while other buildings were left standing.
IFRC Report 2002/11/01
Death:27 people
Rescued:34 people
Nearly three quarters of the village buildings collapsed

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