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  • Half a century ago, famous Italian novelist Ignazio Silone wrote about the 1915 earthquake in Abruzzo. He commented that what happened afterwards -- the reconstruction -- because of the way it was done, appeared as "a far greater calamity than the natural cataclysm." We are re-publishing that passage here as a contribution to a better understanding of the discussions that are developing in Italy today.
  • City Hall Abruzzo Earthquake
    Two days after the Abruzzo earthquake, members of the Italian American caucus of the New York City Council call upon everybody, regardless of their ethnic background, to assist with the relief effort
  • Facts & Stories
    (April 07, 2009)
    Italian-American and Italian institutions, organizations and associations in the United States are mobilizing to offer concrete support to the survivors of the earthquake that hit the Abruzzo Region last Monday. Find out how you can contribute to this cause