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Live blog update| Morocco earthquake

Amazigh Moroccans affected

Morocco’s 6.8 magnitude earthquake which has killed over 2,500 people since Friday, has particularly affected residents of mud and clay houses among the indigenous Amazigh residents of the Douars, the small villages sitting on the High Atlas Mountains.

Rural communities, living traditional lifestyles have been some of the hardest hit, as their homes were simple in design, leaving them to easily crumble as soon as the earthquake struck.

The Amazigh people are an indigenous group from North Africa. Many live in Morocco’s Atlas and Rif regions. Find out more about them here.