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A nun checks her mobile phone as she lies near a victim laid on a ladder following an earthquake in Amatrice Italy (AP)

The magnitude six earthquake which struck in the early hours of Wednesday has left at least 37 people dead

Rescuers search for survivors through the rubble of collapsed buildings following an earthquake, in Amatrice (AP)

An Amatrice parish priest described the earthquake as an ‘immense tragedy’

Sister Clare Theresa Crockett (Home of the Mother)

Sister Clare Theresa Crockett, a 33-year-old missionary, was teaching guitar to children when the earthquake struck

Emergency rescue workers continue to search the rubble of a collapsed building complex in Tainan (AP)

The magnitude 6.4 earthquake hit the city of Tainan on Saturday

Nepalese who lost their home in the April 25 earthquake chop firewood in Lalitpur (CNS)

An economic blockade imposed by neighbouring India has heightened the crisis for Nepalese

An injured Pakistani injured child attending the funeral of his grandfather who died in the earthquake (AP)

The magnitude-7.5 earthquake has left at least 380 dead

A young earthquake victim is comforted outside a hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal (CNS)

More than 60 people and more than 1,200 were injured when the magnitude-7.3 earthquake hit on Tuesday

Earthmovers clear the debris at the site of a building that collapsed in an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal earlier today (PA)

Catholic aid agency says people fear more buildings will collapse after 7.4 magnitude earthquake

St Joseph Sister Monique Niraula joins two other women in packing relief material for earthquake victims at Assumption Catholic Church in Lalitpur (CNS)

Truckloads of relief material organised by Church charities has begun reaching remote areas after earthquake

Survivors look at destroyed buildings in Nepal (CNS)

Bishop Paul Simick describes how he ran for his life as the 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal on Saturday