Rescuers Struggle for Supplies after Japan and Ecuador Earthquakes

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Rescue efforts are fully underway in both Japan and Ecuador following major earthquakes in both countries.  In Japan, the death toll has risen to 41, with over 2000 injured after two earthquakes hit the south-west island of Kyushu.  Relief agencies, on the ground in the worst hit of Kumamoto, are struggling to cope with the extensive damage to life and property.

 

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