Saturday, June 5, 2010

Video - The first victim of an earthquake at Brazil

MINAS GERAIS — Caraíbas city will slowly turning into a ghost town. Residents try to rescue what was left after the destruction. Mr. Sebastiao da Silva, local resident says: Caraíbas is over, the city was devastated. 

One girl died and six people were injured. The more than 300 homeless by the earthquake are in this nursery (shown on video). Mr. José Ferreira de Paula, mayor of Itacarambi asked for help from state and federal governments to buy land and rebuild homes. 

At Vargem Grande, 6 km from Cararaíbas, the earth also shook and some houses suffered cracks.

Depois do tremor, Caraíbas vira um vilarejo-fantasma
UPDATED: December 23, 2023

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