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The Atlas Mountains Earthquake in the Kingdom of Morocco on September 8, 2023

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On September 8, 2023, a 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck the Atlas Mountains of Morocco, in northwest Africa, inflicting more than 2,900 fatalities. This podcast provides on-the-ground interviews from the Kingdom of Morocco, including interviews with earthquake survivors in an earthquake tent village, and perspectives about the pros and cons of traditional versus modern building styles for disaster resiliency.