A week after a massive earthquake struck Mexico City, traumatized residents are struggling to re-build their lives. Some 9000 schools remain closed and many buildings are at risk of collapse.
Five months after a major earthquake devastated Mexico City, a powerful tremor has struck the country again. A helicopter carrying government officials who were to examine the damage crashed in an unrelated incident.
The prospect of finding any more survivors, more than three days after the earthquake struck, are slim. But rescuers are diligently continuing the search.
Forget steel and concrete — wood is the latest go-to material for building skyscrapers. The renewable resource has high potential.
Mexico City is reeling from a devastating earthquake that has left more than 200 people dead. Local residents are scrambling to lend a hand in rescue efforts. DW's Veronica Calderon reports from the Mexican capital.
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