In this Nov. 7, 2012 photo, a Halloween decoration covers the front door of an old adobe home in downtown Lima, Peru. Seismologists, engineers and civil defense officials agree that Li

 

              In this Nov. 7,  2012 photo, a Halloween decoration covers the front door of an old adobe home in downtown Lima, Peru. Seismologists, engineers and civil defense officials agree that Li
In this Nov. 7, 2012 photo, a Halloween decoration covers the front door of an old adobe home 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 soil, and thousands are built of colonial-era adobe. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)