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Photos: the aftermath of the Mexico City earthquake

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A devastating 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit central Mexico Tuesday on the exact anniversary of one of Mexico City’s worst disasters, the 1985 earthquake that killed 10,000 people and left thousands more homeless.

In the immediate aftermath of a disaster like this, exact figures of damages and fatalities are hard to come by. But there are reports of more than 200 deaths, along with dozens of collapsed buildings, including a school, in Mexico City and neighboring states. Adults and children are still trapped in the rubble. This was a major, life-threatening emergency, and it’s likely to take a long time to clean up and account for it.

Here are some of the images coming out of Mexico of the people and places affected by the quake. (This post will be updated with new images this week as they become available.) If you’d like to donate to recovery efforts, the Mexico Report has put together a handy list of organizations involved in the response.

September 20

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Colonia Condesa
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An aerial view of collapsed Enrique Rebsamen school.
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People look for family and friends on a list of people rescued from an office building on Calle Alvaro Obregon in Colonia Condesa.
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September 19

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Rescuers searching for survivors buried under rubble ask for silence to be able to hear the voices of survivors.
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Rescuers rise clenched fists asking for silence to be able to hear the voices of possible survivors buried under the rubble and debris of a flattened building.
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Colonia Condesa
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Colonia Condesa
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Reforma Avenue
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Colonia Condesa
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People gather around the Angel of Independence monument just moments after the earthquake.
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