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Posted by Kwinten Wouters on Jan 19, 2018 1 comment

Building houses from rubble

Saying that Peru is a country highly vulnerable to natural disasters is an understatement. Just this Sunday, an earthquake of magnitude 6.8 hit the Arequipa region, leaving 2 dead, many  Full Article »

Southern Peru shaken by 6.8 magnitude earthquake
Posted by Arjun Harindranath on Jan 16, 2018 Leave a comment

Southern Peru shaken by 6.8 magnitude earthquake

The Arequipa region of Southern Peru was rocked by an earthquake last Sunday that registered 6.8 on the Richter scale, according to local sources. Other sources are reporting that the  Full Article »

2007 Peru Earthquake 10 years on: Is Peru prepared for the next big one?
Posted by Jess Rapp on Nov 24, 2017 Leave a comment

2007 Peru Earthquake 10 years on: Is Peru prepared for the next big one?

On August 15, 2007, at 6:40 in the evening, an 8.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the central coast of Peru leaving 597 people dead, and injuring over two thousand more.  Full Article »