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Indian PM visits quake location  Vajpayee said that help was not coming fast enough. He asks for $1.5 billion in aid and loans. Quake toll may reach 100,000
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Quake death toll could be 15,000  Survivors waited for supplies. Rescuers had pulled more than 3,200 bodies 11,000 killed in quake  Officials say more than 11,000 died. Rescue workers climbed atop debris hoping for some sign of life 125,000 not accounted for
Up to 2,000 killed in quake  Residents in the Gujarat State spent the night outside. Fear of aftershocks spreads. 4,000 missing 7.9 Earthquake killed 30,000 people


January 2001 ... more > Top ^
Jan.26  
 
  Earthquake at 8:46 in the morning, centered near Bhuj, on the 51st celebration of Republic Day
 Gujarat officials have said that homeless will be offered food in exchange for aiding the reconstruction effort. Total property damage was estimated at $5.5 billion. In Ahmedabad as many as 50 multistory buildings collapsed and several hundred people were killed
Jan.27  
 
Jan.28  
  Priorities are shifting from rescue efforts to helping quake survivors. The toll could be as high as 30,000
Jan.29  
 
  4 days after earthquake rescuers are continuing work to free people trapped under debris. Official toll is more than 6,000
Jan.30   Order collapses
  Quake survivors seek food, water. Relief flights arrived in India. Villagers try to intercept relief trucks


February 2001 ... more > Top ^
Feb.1   Disease hits quake survivors  There is a eal risk of epidemic breaking out because of contaminated drinking water Feb.3   Tremors spark fear
  Fresh tremors, measuring up to 5.0, have spread panic among survivors. Workers run out of offices Feb.4   14,000 still buried
  16,000 bodies have been recovered from the rubble of earthquake. A teenage boy was pulled alive from a well
Feb.6   Quake homeles: food for work  To avert an exodus from state of Gujarat, homeless will be offered food in exchange for aiding the reconstruction Feb.7   Mourning the dead in Bhuj  Hindu priests held ceremonies to pray for the dead in quake by building fires in sacrificial pits Feb.8   New tremors Map of Ahmedabad India  The tremor registered 5.3 sends terrified residents of Ahmedabad fleeing from buildings





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