Earthquakes in Ecuador – level 1

23-05-2016 07:00

This news is from Ecuador. An earthquake hits in April. It kills 650 people. 29,000 Ecuadoreans are homeless. The earthquake damages the infrastructure.

Two more earthquakes hit this month. They are not as bad, however. Only one person dies.

Someone films the streets when the earthquakes hit. People are scared. They run in the streets.

Difficult words: earthquake (when the ground moves), damage (to break), infrastructure (the roads, power supplies, and buildings that people need).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

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