Homes are being declared safe to return to but many people refuse to do so. One minor reason is that the gas supply has not been repaired. Many remember the heavy smell of gas after the earthquake and are scared that a fire or explosion might break out. The other reason is that they are still simply petrified, especially those living on upper floors with elderly parents. Many have started to erect small prefabricated homes with one room and bathroom in their garden.

Lack of credibility. There has not been transparency on the intensity of the earthquake. The Order of Engineers of L