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My Mission in the Earthquake Zone (Part 1)

As the walls of the house began to shake, I threw my two three- and four- year old children out of the window. My mother and father were buried with me in the collapsing house.” With this statement, a Peruvian woman tries to put into words the indescribable. As the ground in Peru began to shake around 6:40 in the evening on August 15th, the people experienced the strongest earthquake in thirty years. Many people were buried, countless houses totally destroyed. Humedica was in action after only a few hours. As part of the team was Prof. Dr. Dr. Bernd Domres, who has agreed to describe his personal experiences for us in a multi-part “journal”.