In this Oct. 16, 2012 photo, Jorman Vargas, 7, plays with an 

In this Oct. 16, 2012 photo, Jorman Vargas, 7, plays with an umbrella inside an abandoned room in the same building where he lives with his family in downtown Lima, Peru. Seismologists, engineers and civil defense officials agree that Lima is due for an earthquake but is acutely vulnerable and sorely unprepared. More than two in five of capital residents inhabit rickety structures built on unstable, sandy soil and wetlands, which amplify a quake's destructive power, or in the hillside settlements ringing the capital that sprang up spontaneously over a generation as people fled conflict and poverty in the interior, experts say.  (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
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In this Oct. 16, 2012 photo, Jorman Vargas, 7, plays with an umbrella inside an abandoned room in the same building where he lives with his family in downtown Lima, Peru. Seismologists, engineers and civil defense officials agree that Lima is due for an earthquake but is acutely vulnerable and sorely unprepared. More than two in five of capital residents inhabit rickety structures built on unstable, sandy soil and wetlands, which amplify a quake's destructive power, or in the hillside settlements ringing the capital that sprang up spontaneously over a generation as people fled conflict and poverty in the interior, experts say. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
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