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Mexico quake: Two years on, recovery slow but survivors hopeful

Mexico quake: Two years on, recovery slow but survivors hopeful
Friday 20
0:50 2019

Mexico City - Alejandra Castillo and her husband had been living in their brand-new, Mexico City apartment for only six months when a 7.1-magnitude earthquake shattered their entire building block to the ground two years ago, taking their apartment down with it. Two women died under the collapsed buildings. "I remember everyone was screaming, and we were all trying to reach the safety zones," Castillo said last year as she recalled the 2017 quake. "I couldn't make it because of the intensity of the ground's movements, so a colleague dragged me. I cried 'Dear God!' and we both said our ...

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Summary: New gov't made changes to the handling of reconstruction funds, but survivors say more must be done to fully recover.

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