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Six years after devastating Haiti quake, risks still high

12 Jan 2016, AFP

Six years after Haiti was devastated by a magnitude-seven earthquake, the government seismologist who predicted it warns little has been done to protect people in the likely event of a repeat disaster, reports Agence France Presse. 'There has been a construction code in Haiti since 2012, but who is in charge of enforcing it?' said Claude Prepetit, the chief seismologist at the Bureau of Mines...



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