Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake > mhc-ghe 195 b2-6
Images from the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake, also known as the Kobe Earthquake, of January 17, 1995.
mhc-ghe 195 b2-6 
 Only a handful of telephones were working in the hours and days following the earthquake. With so many trapped by the topography of the area, queues for working phones quickly formed as people tried to get information in and out of the disaster zone. 
 Keywords: earthquake, kobe, telephone, queue, pre-internet, pre-mobilephone, communication, disaster zone
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Photographer: Michael Cockerham
Collection: Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake
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Upload Date: Saturday, March 15, 2014
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Caption: Only a handful of telephones were working in the hours and days following the earthquake. With so many trapped by the topography of the area, queues for working phones quickly formed as people tried to get information in and out of the disaster zone.
Keywords: earthquake, kobe, telephone, queue, pre-internet, pre-mobilephone, communication, disaster zone
 



 

 

 

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