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Italy struggles to rebuild in wake of latest quake

Disaster brings sickening sense of déjà vu to Fabiola Silva

28th August, 2016
Rescuers search for survivors in the central Italian town of Amatrice in the aftermath of a majorearthquake last week

The news of the earthquake in Italy that has claimed at least 284 lives brought a sickening sense of déjà vu to Fabiola Silva.

In 2009, her hometown of L’Aquila in central Italy was hit by an earthquake – just an hour from the town of Amatrice, where the latest quake hit last week.

Silva came to Dublin as an au pair in 2003, fell in love, married and stayed. As she...

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