L'Aquila


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Noun1.L'Aquila - the provincial capital of the Abruzzi region in central ItalyL'Aquila - the provincial capital of the Abruzzi region in central Italy
Abruzzi, Abruzzi e Molise - a mountainous region of central Italy on the Adriatic
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By the standards of seismology, the L'Aquila quake was unremarkable.
The impact of the L'Aquila earthquake was profound and serves as a reminder of how critical it is that scientists work together with engineers, government officials, and other stakeholders to understand the impacts hazards have on the communities we serve and to communicate that knowledge to the public so they can prepare.
Some twenty-five years before the earthquake at L'Aquila, the young Azaka, trapped for three days, was rescued from the rubble in Haiti by a rescuer from Abruzzo.
These investigations, which are conducted by the University of L'Aquila, the Politecnico di Milano and Rome's La Sapienza University, are aimed at setting the framework required to address subsequent design and planning actions.
The L'Aquila pledge, which was agreed on at a G8 summit in Italy in 2009, was only for commitments.
A study of earthquake scientists (which predated the L'Aquila verdict) from University College of London's EPICentre found that they regard prediction as a highly stigmatized pursuit.
The L'Aquila earthquake came after tremors and less powerful earthquakes were recorded in the surrounding Abruzzo region.
The trial began in September 2011 in the Apennine town of L'Aquila, whose devastated historic centre is still largely empty.
After 30 examination sessions, The court in L'Aquila city sentenced the defendants to six years in prison.
On Christmas Day residents discovered that l'Aquila risks losing up to 66 percent of its revenue.
Japan also plans to step up negotiations with the L'Aquila city government over a plan to provide financial assistance for another project to build a gymnasium, which will also serve as an evacuation center in the event of emergencies.
Summary: Issues related to the economic and financial crisis and its impact on Africa will be discussed by African countries, including Algeria, at the G8- Africa Summit to be held Friday at L'Aquila (Italy).