Eustacio C. Bermudez, Jr.

 

 

Age: 37

 

Summary: Filipino U.N. peacekeeper who was among one of many survivors of the 1990 Luzon earthquake that killed 1,621 people when one of the country's strongest earthquakes destroyed the seven-story building of the Christian College of the Philippines in Cabanatuan City where he was a student at the time but was rescued after being trapped under the collapsed builing with 300 other students for several hours, and who was recently deployed to the UN Stabilisation Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) as a member of the 10th Philippine Peacekeeping Contingent, where he previously worked as a clerk in the Conduct and Discipline Unit.

 

 

Cause of Death: Killed during an earthquake

 

Born: February 1, 1972

 

Died: January 12, 2010

 

Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti