Spitak earthquake. (1988)

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Scene №1 Spitak earthquake


Mountains in the snow, mountain river.

Beautiful views.

The ruins of the earthquake.

Destroyed homes.

Traveling ambulance.

Rubble, corpses.

Dead people under the rubble.

Wrecked cars.

Rescuers and Survivors of the Spitak pull bodies from the rubble.

Corpses on the sidewalk.

Sad faces genocide.

A man carries a young child.

A woman with children.

Carry the wounded on stretchers.


Women are heated by the fire.

Men make out debris.

Helicopter unload bags.

Are wounded to the helicopter.


Cargo vehicles traveling to the scene.

Rescue work continues.

Patrol are on the street.

Man sawing boards.

Bring new wooden stretcher.

Sign "Chief of Staff.

First Secretary of the Communist Party of Armenia Spitak Kazakhstan. "

In a staff dinner, the men eat.

Interview with the Chief of Staff of the current situation.


December 1988 - January 1989


Armenia, Spitak

Ecology; Disasters; Towns and countries; Social life