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Shelterbox head to Italy after deadly earthquake

Severe earthquake hits Italy Credit: Reuters

Cornish Charity Shelterbox say they are preparing to travel to Italy after parts of the country was devastated by a 6.2 magnitude earthquake.

Dozens are feared dead after the quake stuck in the early hours of the morning near the city of Perugia.

Shelterbox provides emergency shelter and tools for families affected by disasters across the world.

Italy earthquake: latest on the desperate hunt for survivors.