Kobe Earthquake: January 17th 1995

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  • 7.2 on the Richter scale.
  • 80% of educational facilities were damaged.
  • 300,000 people were left homeless.
  • 5,500 people were killed.
  • It took 21 months for the Hanshin expressway to be rebuilt.
  • Gridlocked roads caused problems for the emergency services.
  • $120 billion in damage.
  • 20,000 jobs

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