Italy’s legendary bicycle race, Stage 7 – hits Abruzzo remembering the 10th anniversary of the L’Aquila earthquake through its route up from Vasto to L’Aquila
It takes an act of courage to accept that one’s land does not offer possibilities for the future and leave it . But we also need courage – let’s say gall – despite everything to decide to stay – or come back – and try to change things even when the system does not help
Tears that prick your eyes for the victims of an un-just earthquake are always harder when you’ve visited their hometown or village. What can you do to help
Sicily’s tale of Nicola di Messina nicknamed Colapesce boasts at least 18 officially recognised re-versions or reboots featuring the brave marine boy who rescued the island
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Hand-tied is a good way to describe the after effects of an earthquake. Although you feel incredibly lucky that your house is still standing, you can never be too far removed from someone who physically suffered.
It’s always great hearing how people are helping individuals & communities recover from the L’Aquila earthquakein this case the Medici built Santo Stefano
Earthquakes bring destruction they shouldn’t be allowed to bring the end of civilisation too. 2 years after the L’Aquila earthquake individual helping hands sought
We were delighted to assist Breaking Bread in L’Aquila return to its roots this weekend with its official launch in Abruzzo’s hill-top town of Santo Stefano
L’Aquila remembered. Sofia, aged 12, recently wrote this letter to a classmate that she lost forever that night. She used to live in the downtown area of L’Aquila.
It’s just 5 days short of 11 months since the L’Aquila earthquake & frustration is growing over delays of the clear up and start of the rebuild
Wow, everyone’s donations to the International Red Cross Appeal for L’Aquila means they are almost halfway to the amount needed to provide full support