Italy’s forgotten earthquake victims

Dec 18, 2023 | Environmental, Videos

On August 24, 2016, Amatrice, a picturesque villageside in the central Italian region of Lazio, was struck by a 6.2-magnitude earthquake, that left almost 300 people dead and countless others homeless.
In the aftermath of the quake, waves of support and sympathy came in from all over Italy and beyond, with promises for immediate relief and help for the survivors. But just a year on from the disaster, many of the survivors are still stuck in makeshift and temporary homes, waiting for the aid that was promised. The new documentary, shot by seasoned director and a team of photojournalists, shines a light on the lives of the survivors of the earthquake of Amatrice. The film is rich with exclusive footage and interviews related to the survivors’ ongoing struggles in the aftermath of the disaster. With testimonies of some of the most affected and moving portraits, this exclusive documentary tells a story of resilience, grit and humanity amidst the distress and despair.

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