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Doesn't "living in rural Pakistan" means living in a ground-floor house, with no natural gas ducts around ? What's the risk of an earthquake there, beyond the earth literally cracking under you ? (of course, supplies afterwards could get worrying if the roads are cut)

The real risk is in urbanised poor countries, with cheap multi-storey buildings, and high population densities...

Un roi sans divertissement est un homme plein de misères

by linca (antonin POINT lucas AROBASE gmail.com) on Thu Feb 28th, 2008 at 04:25:57 AM EST
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