We asked three people who survived some of the worst earthquakes in recent Italian history to recall what it was like to be at the mercy of Mother Earth.
It may be a natural disaster, but the complex relationship between organised crime and the aftermath of earthquakes goes back decades.
Emergency psychologists are at the scene of the devastating earthquake to help victims with their first steps towards processing trauma.
Some came back to the mountain out of love, others out of economic necessity.
Photographer Giles Clarke spent months documenting the lives of some of the country's poorest people.
"I was once told that the Earth was so angry I was born, that it chose to kill people. Others have called me a murderer and said that other people's blood runs through my veins."
This weekend, an earthquake in Nepal killed over 2,000 people, and protesters in Brixton smashed up a Foxtons and raided a police station.
VICE talks with veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan who are struggling with mental illness, addiction, and PTSD – often overprescribed narcotics and other pharmaceuticals that bring their own sets of problems.
So far there's no conclusive proof, but fracking has been connected to earthquakes in other places, and British Columbia is already cracking down.
The mysterious disease spread rapidly across the country.
Are they genuinely trying to keep the peace or do they just want more gold?
But the UN have rid themselves of any responsibility, which is pretty cool, right?