The Canadian Press

2001-01-13 | Earthquake-El-Salvador

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Hundreds were killed after a magnitude 7.6 earthquake rocked Central America on January 13th. In El Salvador, buildings were damaged, roads blocked and a landslide buried hundreds of homes. Canadian International Co-operation Minister Maria Minna was in San Salvador when the quake hit. (The minister immediately announced a one million dollar emergency aid package to provide shelter and other supplies for the quake victims.)

Date: 2001-01-13
Placeline: San Salvador, El Salvador
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 23 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << it has done a lot of damage in one area there's five hundred houses of the the buried under a landslide under and near hill that because it's a very mountainous country to country around here pretty well the whole of stuff over there is the fact that there is a great deal of damage in a lot of people, injured but also quite a bit of love a lot lives lost as well >>

Clip ID: 20010113CPCN001