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PERUGIA, ITALY - AUGUST 24:  Rescuers clear debris while searching for victims in damaged buildings on August 24, 2016 in Arquata del Tronto, Italy. Central Italy was struck by a powerful, 6.2-magnitude earthquake in the early hours, which has killed at least thirteen people and devastated dozens of mountain villages. Numerous buildings have collapsed in communities close to the epicenter of the quake near the town of Norcia in the region of Umbria, witnesses have told Italian media, with an increase in the death toll highly likely  (Photo by Giuseppe Bellini/Getty Images)
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The Italian Red Cross is helping with the rescue and recovery

Facebook has also launched their "Safety Check" feature

(CNN) —  

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit Italy early Wednesday. Rescuers are still searching for victims, and relief groups are mobilizing.

Facebook has set up their Safety Check feature for people in the area to let friends and family know they are safe.

You can donate directly to the Italian Red Cross here. To donate in English with the US dollar or other international currencies, use this fund set up by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is also supporting rescue and long term relief operations.

Save the Children is working in Amatrice to create safe spaces and support centers for children.

We are monitoring for more ways to help as other charities and NGOs respond to this disaster. Stay up with the latest developments by following our live updates here.