97 year-old Antonio Putini, survivor of the Amatrice earthquake, comforted by his caretaker's dog
The search for survivors continues. Thousands of volunteers from all over Itay have joined professional rescue teams, ignoring the threat to their own lives as scores of aftershocks collapse buildings around them. "They just keep digging," reports the Guardian as the rescuers race the clock to search for the living buried under rubble.
Against this backdrop an Australian news site has taken the opportunity of Italy's earthquake to issue the kind of warning that's always ignored until tragedy from a quake strikes.
Life on the fault lines: Major earthquakes overdue and ‘no one in the world is safe’, expert says
by Megan Palin
August 26, 2016 - 9:13 AM
Picture: Geoscience Australia