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Lavori in corso
L'Aquila
By Donlisander
07 Feb 2019

This work show how places are changed in 10 year from the D-Day (april 6th, 2009) when a 6.3 earthquake hit L’Aquila, (Abruzzo, Italy) and 309 people died. We have the 2009 shots and the same shots in 2019. Many places are changed, many other seems look like nothing happened after the quake.

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Porta aperta
L'Aquila
By Donlisander
07 Feb 2019

This work show how places are changed in 10 year from the D-Day (april 6th, 2009) when a 6.3 earthquake hit L’Aquila, (Abruzzo, Italy) and 309 people died. We have the 2009 shots and the same shots in 2019. Many places are changed, many other seems look like nothing happened after the quake.

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Casa e crepe
L'Aquila
By Donlisander
07 Feb 2019

This work show how places are changed in 10 year from the D-Day (april 6th, 2009) when a 6.3 earthquake hit L’Aquila, (Abruzzo, Italy) and 309 people died. We have the 2009 shots and the same shots in 2019. Many places are changed, many other seems look like nothing happened after the quake.

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Attendere prego
L'Aquila
By Donlisander
07 Feb 2019

This work show how places are changed in 10 year from the D-Day (april 6th, 2009) when a 6.3 earthquake hit L’Aquila, (Abruzzo, Italy) and 309 people died. We have the 2009 shots and the same shots in 2019. Many places are changed, many other seems look like nothing happened after the quake.

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Casa e puntelli
L'Aquila
By Donlisander
07 Feb 2019

This work show how places are changed in 10 year from the D-Day (april 6th, 2009) when a 6.3 earthquake hit L’Aquila, (Abruzzo, Italy) and 309 people died. We have the 2009 shots and the same shots in 2019. Many places are changed, many other seems look like nothing happened after the quake.

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Centro storico
L'Aquila
By Donlisander
07 Feb 2019

This work show how places are changed in 10 year from the D-Day (april 6th, 2009) when a 6.3 earthquake hit L’Aquila, (Abruzzo, Italy) and 309 people died. We have the 2009 shots and the same shots in 2019. Many places are changed, many other seems look like nothing happened after the quake.

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Arco senza trionfo
L'Aquila
By Donlisander
07 Feb 2019

This work show how places are changed in 10 year from the D-Day (april 6th, 2009) when a 6.3 earthquake hit L’Aquila, (Abruzzo, Italy) and 309 people died. We have the 2009 shots and the same shots in 2019. Many places are changed, many other seems look like nothing happened after the quake.

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Zona rossa
L'Aquila
By Donlisander
07 Feb 2019

This work show how places are changed in 10 year from the D-Day (april 6th, 2009) when a 6.3 earthquake hit L’Aquila, (Abruzzo, Italy) and 309 people died. We have the 2009 shots and the same shots in 2019. Many places are changed, many other seems look like nothing happened after the quake.

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Eastern Ghouta
By QUSAY NOOR
08 Feb 2018

The Civil Defense takes the victims from the rubble as a result of several air raids on the western city of Ghouta?الدفاع المدني يأخذ الضحايا من تحت الأنقاض جراء عدة غارات جوية على مدينة غربين في الغوطة الشرقية

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Eastern Ghouta
By QUSAY NOOR
08 Feb 2018

The Civil Defense takes the victims from the rubble as a result of several air raids on the western city of Ghouta?الدفاع المدني يأخذ الضحايا من تحت الأنقاض جراء عدة غارات جوية على مدينة غربين في الغوطة الشرقية

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Eastern Ghouta
By QUSAY NOOR
08 Feb 2018

The Civil Defense takes the victims from the rubble as a result of several air raids on the western city of Ghouta?الدفاع المدني يأخذ الضحايا من تحت الأنقاض جراء عدة غارات جوية على مدينة غربين في الغوطة الشرقية

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Eastern Ghouta
By QUSAY NOOR
08 Feb 2018

The Civil Defense takes the victims from the rubble as a result of several air raids on the western city of Ghouta?الدفاع المدني يأخذ الضحايا من تحت الأنقاض جراء عدة غارات جوية على مدينة غربين في الغوطة الشرقية

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Eastern Ghouta
By QUSAY NOOR
08 Feb 2018

The Civil Defense takes the victims from the rubble as a result of several air raids on the western city of Ghouta?الدفاع المدني يأخذ الضحايا من تحت الأنقاض جراء عدة غارات جوية على مدينة غربين في الغوطة الشرقية

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Eastern Ghouta
By QUSAY NOOR
08 Feb 2018

The Civil Defense takes the victims from the rubble as a result of several air raids on the western city of Ghouta?الدفاع المدني يأخذ الضحايا من تحت الأنقاض جراء عدة غارات جوية على مدينة غربين في الغوطة الشرقية

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Eastern Ghouta
By QUSAY NOOR
08 Feb 2018

The Civil Defense takes the victims from the rubble as a result of several air raids on the western city of Ghouta?الدفاع المدني يأخذ الضحايا من تحت الأنقاض جراء عدة غارات جوية على مدينة غربين في الغوطة الشرقية

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Nepal portfolio final 18
Bhaktapur
By Taylor Weidman
02 May 2015

Nepali women react to a call from their neighbor as they work to clear rubble from their home in Bhaktapur, Nepal on May 2, 2015. On April 25, 2015, Nepal suffered a magnitude 7.8 earthquake killing over 6,000 people and injuring thousands more.

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Bhaktapur
By Taylor Weidman
02 May 2015

Nepali residents sift through rubble to recover keys, coins, and other small items from the rubble of their home in Bhaktapur, Nepal on May 2, 2015. On April 25, 2015, Nepal suffered a magnitude 7.8 earthquake killing over 6,000 people and injuring thousands more.

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Bhaktapur
By Taylor Weidman
02 May 2015

Nepali men take a break after clearing rubble from their home in Bhaktapur, Nepal on May 2, 2015. On April 25, 2015, Nepal suffered a magnitude 7.8 earthquake killing over 6,000 people and injuring thousands more.

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Hardship for Earthquake Survivors in ...
Kodari, Nepal
By vincenzo floramo
01 May 2015

On April 27th a second earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 struck in an area 17 km south of the village of Kodari on the Nepal-Tibet border. Massive landslides further blocked the already damaged Araniko Highway which connects the Nepalese capital Kathmandu to the border. A week after the natural disaster 1500 people were still isolated in Kodari where they survived by sleeping in vehicles and improvised shelters. Cold temperatures at night and uncertainty about when it will be possible for them to leave the dangerous area is taking a heavy toll on the local population. A few helicopters from the Nepalese Army are being used to transfer from 12 to 40 people a day to a safer places, but the small number of passengers per trip and a shortage of food is said to create chaos and further hunger for the people waiting to be airlifted. Some people decide to walk the 12 kilometers along the damaged highway that connects Kodari to the town of Barabise where it is possible to travel by bus to the capital.

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Kathmandu
By Taylor Weidman
30 Apr 2015

Nepali soldiers and civilians try to pull down a dangerous section of severely damaged wall that is in danger of collapsing in Bhaktapur, Nepal on April 30, 2015. On April 25, 2015, Nepal suffered a magnitude 7.8 earthquake killing over 5,000 people and injuring thousands more.

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Collapsing Houses in Bangladesh
Dhaka
By Anik Rahman
16 Apr 2015

ARTICLE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

A two story house made of bamboo and tin collapsed at Hjipara Jheel, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, on April 15, 2015 at 3:30 PM (local time). There were 14 rooms on each floor, and each room was inhabited by an entire family. The rooms were rented for BDT.3, 500 ($44) per month.

The location of the building on a polluted, swampy wetland meant that it was very difficult for people inside the building to survive, as the rubble from the building pushed into the water.

Casualty rates are currently 12 dead and 100 missing.

Locals claim that the main reason of the collapse was lack of a proper foundation. Add to this the fact that the building owner built an additional floor on the building 5 months ago with the aim of increasing profits. Survivors of the collapse said the building began vibrating and shaking in bizarre ways after the second floor was added.

The collapse highlights the problem of shoddy housing in Bangladesh’s heavily impoverished areas. There was no government oversight or intervention to monitor and prevent the construction and habitation of such a poorly constructed building.  The collapse spurred protests from the Bangladesh Communist Party calling on the government to step up regulations on building safety and exploitation of the poor. 

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Building Collapse 01
Dhaka
By Anik Rahman
15 Apr 2015

The Bangladesh Communist Party holds a protest after the housing collapse in Dhaka, Bangladesh, 16 April 2015.

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Building Collapse 02
Dhaka
By Anik Rahman
15 Apr 2015

Relatives of people missing in the house collapse wait at Hajipara Jheel, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 16 April 2015.

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Building Collapse 03
Dhaka
By Anik Rahman
15 Apr 2015

Samia and her mom shortly after being rescued safely from the wreckage of the housing complex April 16, 2015.

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Building Collapse 04
Dhaka
By Anik Rahman
15 Apr 2015

A survivor of the housing collapse in his new house. April 16, 2015.

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Building Collapse 05
Dhaka
By Anik Rahman
15 Apr 2015

A man still waiting for his missing family members at a temporary house near the collapsed building in Hajipara Jheel, Dhaka, Bangladesh, April 16, 2015.

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Building Collapse 06
Dhaka
By Anik Rahman
15 Apr 2015

A picture floats in the swampy wreckage of the collapsed housing complex April 16, 2015.

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Building Collapse 07
Dhaka
By Anik Rahman
15 Apr 2015

A man waits for his missing family members at a temporary house near the collapse housing complex in Hajipara Jheel, Dhaka, Bangladesh. April 16, 2015.

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Building Collapse 08
Dhaka
By Anik Rahman
15 Apr 2015

Firefighters try to rescue the missing people from the collapsed, two story house inHajipara Jheel, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The collapse of the house, which was built on swampy ground killed 12 people and more than 100 people are still missing.

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Building Collapse 09
Dhaka
By Anik Rahman
15 Apr 2015

Firefighters try to rescue the missing people from the collapsed, two story house inHajipara Jheel, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The collapse of the house, which was built on swampy ground killed 12 people and more than 100 people are still missing.

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Dhaka
By Anik Rahman
15 Apr 2015

A remaining tin shed over the Hajipara Jheel, Dhaka, Bangladesh, after the collapse of a two storied tin and bamboo housing structure.

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Dhaka
By Anik Rahman
15 Apr 2015

Firefighters try to rescue the missing people from the collapsed, two story house inHajipara Jheel, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The collapse of the house, which was built on swampy ground killed 12 people and more than 100 people are still missing.

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Building Collapse 12
Dhaka
By Anik Rahman
15 Apr 2015

Najrul Islam waits at a temporary shelter for missing family members still trapped inside the collapsed housing structure.

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Building Collapse 13
Dhaka
By Anik Rahman
15 Apr 2015

4 year Samia girl was rescued from the rubble of the collapsed housing complex.

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Dhaka
By Anik Rahman
15 Apr 2015

A man waits for his missing family members after the collapse of two storied tin-shed house in Hajipara Jheel, Dhaka, Bangladesh, on April 16, 2015.

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Dhaka
By Anik Rahman
15 Apr 2015

Families gather goods salvaged from the wreckage of the building complex at a temporary shelter.

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Dhaka
By Anik Rahman
15 Apr 2015

Two women wait at a temporary shelter for their family members still trapped in the wreckage of the collapsed house.

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Dhaka
By Anik Rahman
15 Apr 2015

Survivors living in a temporary shelter after the house collapse in Dhaka, Bangladesh, April 16, 2015.

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Dhaka
By Anik Rahman
15 Apr 2015

Shefali Begum wails as she mourns the loss of her young son Saiful, who was killed in the housing collapse.

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Dhaka
By Anik Rahman
15 Apr 2015

A man is showing his stitched hand after he was injured in the housing collapse.