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1

What were the short term effects

Electricity and water supply was badly damaged
People had to sleep in tenets in cold winter conditions
Disturbed school
Increased unemployment

2

What are the economic impacts

$220 billion damage
202000 or more building were damaged

3

What are the social impacts

6434 people died
40000 people injured
People were trapped under rubble

4

What was the natural hazard caused

An easrthquake

5

What were the long term effects

Most roads are now earthquake proof
By August 1995 rail was fixed
80% of the port was working

6

What were the environmental impacts

Magnitude of 7.2 ms
Emergency services found it hard to move around the city
Wood houses were set on fire