Rescue workers in Guatemala are desperately searching for survivors after the Fuego volcano erupted on Sunday. As the death toll continues to mount, authorities are facing criticism for their response.
The Canadian of Czech origin survived the Theresienstadt and Auschwitz concentration camps during World War II. After moving to North America in 1951, he lectured from time to time about what he had witnessed.
The death toll from a volcano-triggered tsunami has risen to 420 people with 1,459 injured and 128 missing. Coastal communities were caught off guard as massive waves smashed into homes and hotels.
Rescuers in Guatemala have been hindered in their rescue efforts as a downpour made for treacherous conditions below the Fuego volcano. Officials said the death toll has mounted to over 100.
At least 99 people are dead and almost 200 are missing following the eruption of Guatemala's Fuego volcano. About 12,000 people have been evacuated.
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