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In 2001 the Central American country of El Salvador was devastated by a 7.7 magnitude earthquake which destroyed 100,000 houses as well as more than 1,000 people lost their lives and about 6,000 injured. This has been one of the worst earthquakes to hit the coutry since the 80's. In 2021 it will the the 20th anniversary of this tragic natural disaster which caused the coutnry to take years to recover and tens of thousands fled to the United States to seek better opportunies and whom were beneficiaries of the Temporary Protected Status - TPS by the United States government.
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Central America - El Salvador, El Congo: A boy inside his damaged house guarding it to prevent any looting. The 7.7 magnitude earthquake destroyed 100, 000 houses as well as more than 1, 000 people lo...
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Central America - El Salvador, Santa Tecla: People and aid workers looking for survivors in the Las Colinas neighborhood in Santa Tecla, which was buried by a large landslides cased by the earthquake....
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Central America - El Salvador, Santa Tecla: People and aid workers looking for survivors in the Las Colinas neighborhood in Santa Tecla, which was buried by a large landslides cased by the earthquake....
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Central America - El Salvador, El Congo: A family living in a makeshift tent after the earthquake damaged their house. The 7.7 magnitude earthquake destroyed 100, 000 houses as well as more than 1, 00...
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Central America - El Salvador, Santa Tecla: A woman weeps while looking for family members in the Las Colinas neighborhood, in Santa Tecla, which was buried by large landslides cased by the earthquake...
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Central America - El Salvador, Apaneca: Damaged church of San Andrïs Apïstol. The 7.7 magnitude earthquake destroyed 100, 000 houses as well as more than 1, 000 people lost their lives and about 6, 00...
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Central America - El Salvador, Colon: Children outside their destroyed house. The 7.7 magnitude earthquake destroyed 100, 000 houses as well as more than 1, 000 people lost their lives and about 6, 00...
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Central America - El Salvador, Santa Tecla: People and aid workers looking for survivors in the Las Colinas neighborhood in Santa Tecla, which was buried by a large landslides cased by the earthquake....
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Central America - El Salvador, El Congo: A woman walks through her damaged house. The 7.7 magnitude earthquake destroyed 100, 000 houses as well as more than 1, 000 people lost their lives and about 6...
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Central America - El Salvador, El Congo: Kids play next to their destroyed house. The 7.7 magnitude earthquake destroyed 100, 000 houses as well as more than 1, 000 people lost their lives and about 6...
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Central America - El Salvador, El Congo: A family living in a makeshift tent after the earthquake damaged their house. The 7.7 magnitude earthquake destroyed 100, 000 houses as well as more than 1, 00...
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Central America - El Salvador, Santa Tecla: People and aid workers looking for survivors in the Las Colinas neighborhood in Santa Tecla, which was buried by a large landslides cased by the earthquake....
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Central America - El Salvador, Santa Ana: Aid workers remove debris from the partly destroyed El Calvario church. The 7.7 magnitude earthquake destroyed 100, 000 houses as well as more than 1, 000 peo...
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Central America - El Salvador, El Congo: A girl plays phone in an area damaged by the earthquake. The 7.7 magnitude earthquake destroyed 100, 000 houses as well as more than 1, 000 people lost their l...
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Central America - El Salvador, Juayua: Damage caused to houses in the colonial town of Juayua. The 7.7 magnitude earthquake destroyed 100, 000 houses as well as more than 1, 000 people lost their live...
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Central America - El Salvador, El Congo: A family is forced to sleep outside since their home is unsafe due to the damage from the earthquake. The 7.7 magnitude earthquake destroyed 100, 000 houses as...
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Central America - El Salvador, Santa Tecla: People and aid workers looking for survivors in the Las Colinas neighborhood in Santa Tecla, which was buried by a large landslides cased by the earthquake....
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Central America - El Salvador, El Congo: A woman walks through the streets with a bed frame which she salvage from her damaged house. The 7.7 magnitude earthquake destroyed 100, 000 houses as well as...
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Central America - El Salvador, Santa Tecla: Aid workers looking for survivors in the Las Colinas neighborhood in Santa Tecla, which was buried by a large landslides cased by the earthquake. The 7.7 ma...
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Central America - El Salvador, El Congo: Damaged houses at the El Congo town located in the wester part of the country. The 7.7 magnitude earthquake destroyed 100, 000 houses as well as more than 1, 0...
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Central America - El Salvador, Colon: A woman with her house belongings on the side of the road. The 7.7 magnitude earthquake destroyed 100, 000 houses as well as more than 1, 000 people lost their li...
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Central America - El Salvador, Colon: Aid workers work hard in trying to recover the bodies of people who were buried under the mud, part of the PanAmerican highway was swept by a mudslide caused by t...
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Central America - El Salvador, Santa Tecla: People and aid workers looking for survivors in the Las Colinas neighborhood in Santa Tecla, which was buried by a large landslides cased by the earthquake....
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Central America - El Salvador, Santa Ana: The partly destroyed El Calvario church. The 7.7 magnitude earthquake destroyed 100, 000 houses as well as more than 1, 000 people lost their lives and about...
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Central America - El Salvador, Santa Tecla: Residents view the damage and the efforts of seeking survivors in the Las Colinas neighborhood in Santa Tecla, which was buried by a large landslides cased...
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Central America - El Salvador, El Congo: Damaged houses at the El Congo town located in the wester part of the country. The 7.7 magnitude earthquake destroyed 100, 000 houses as well as more than 1, 0...
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Central America - El Salvador, Santa Ana: Aid workers remove debris from the partly destroyed El Calvario church. The 7.7 magnitude earthquake destroyed 100, 000 houses as well as more than 1, 000 peo...
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Central America - El Salvador, Santa Tecla: Damaged property at the Las Colinas neighborhood in Santa Tecla, which was buried by a large landslides cased by the earthquake. The 7.7 magnitude earthquak...