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Tuesday, 16 January, 2001, 14:59 GMT
In pictures: Rescue and relief
Rescue efforts continue in El Salvador, but the priorities are now providing food and shelter for the tens of thousands who were made homeless after Saturday's devastating earthquake. More than 1,000 people are believed to have died.

A woman prays after identifying her daughter's body
A woman prays after identifying her daughter's body

A family album and other household possessions amid the debris
As the search for bodies continues, family possessions emerge amid the debris

Clowns entertain children made homeless
Clowns perform for children left homeless

People made homeless by the earthquake queue for lunch
Tens of thousands of people spent their third night outdoors

Mexican soldiers distribute beans and rice
Food and shelter are the focus of relief efforts

Lakeside residents retrieve the remains of their homes from the lake
Lakeside residents retrieve what remains of their homes

A nurse attends Sergio Moreno
A nurse attends Sergio Moreno, found under the mud after two days

A soldier digs for bodies in Santa Tecla
Rescue efforts are expected to continue until Wednesday at least
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15 Jan 01 | Americas
'Miracle' amid Salvador devastation
22 Sep 99 | World
Deadly history of earthquakes
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