Water, electricity, gas, telephone services were fully working by July 1995
The railways were back in service by August 1995
³A year after the earthquake, most of the port was working but the motorway was still closed.
- ³By January 1999, 134,000 houses had been constructed but some people were still having to live in
- temporary accommodation.
New laws were passed to make buildings and transport structures even more earthquake proof.
More instruments were installed in the area to monitor earthquake movements.