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Peru: Alarmist Report on Possible Earthquake in Lima

Categories: Latin America, Peru, Disaster

A recent report by the Peruvian Civil Defense finds that if an earthquake struck the capital city of Lima that 51,000 people would die. Blogger Juan Sheput of Mate Pastor [es] criticizes the report calling it “alarmist” and “incomplete” [1] for not thoroughly explaining its methodology and for not taking into consideration other factors.