Mexico City

When disaster hits home: The Mexico City quake one month on


When The World’s Monica Campbell returned to her home in Mexico City, she arrived to chaos. People were trying their best to rebuild or they were leaving altogether. Her neighborhood in particular was among the hardest hit.

Members of Israeli and Mexican rescue teams gesture for a minute of silence after retrieving a dead body from a collapsed building after an earthquake in Mexico City, Mexico, on Sept. 21, 2017.

Hundreds of Mexico City buildings may now be uninhabitable

Haitian author Dimitry Elias Léger.

His topic: A president, the first lady, her lover — and an earthquake

Earthquake survivor Krishna Kumari Khadka is rescued from a collapsed building in Kathmandu by French, Israeli and Norwegian rescue teams six days after the April 25, 2015 earthquake in Nepal.

Five things the international community shouldn’t do after a disaster

A Haitian woman carries produce to be sold in Port-au-Prince on March 15, 2011. An estimated three million people were affected by the earthquake in 2010.

After surviving Haiti’s earthquake, Laura Wagner turned to fiction