An Earthquake for Nothing?

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The Arts of the Earthquake

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"Their whole world crumbled before their eyes"

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Solidarity is still alive among Syrians

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At the time of the earthquake catastrophe, Syrians came again together. They crossed the conflict-made borders to help and support each other’s. Hate speech disappeared from the social media. Civil...
The sense of grief and loss at the destruction of one’s home

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By comparing the sense of loss that an earthquake in Southern Italy in 1980 and the destruction of the city of Homs by the conflict in Syria caused, the two...
Scenes from the disasters. Qardaha and its countryside

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