Church assisting following 7.4 earthquake in Guatemala

by | Nov. 19, 2012

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The Church is offering assistance in Guatemala after a 7.4-magnitude earthquake rattled most of the Central American nation.

No members or missionaries were killed or injured in the November 7 temblor that claimed the lives of more than 40 people.

While the number of quake-related deaths was relatively low, the disaster exacted a costly toll across the country. More than 10,000 homes were damaged. Of those, 2,769 will have to be totally or partially demolished, the Associated Press reported.

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