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1985 Mexico City Earthquake

"The quake, which struck on Mexico’s Pacific coast, exposed a crippling ineptitude in the response of the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI. The government seemed unprepared and unable to organize itself to respond to the quake, so ordinary people did it themselves."

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See photos from this year’s city-wide drill via CNN Mexico