DW drone footage shows devastated central Italian village one year after a massive earthquake hit the region.
A year after the deadly earthquake, popular committees have done their best to pressure authorities on reconstruction efforts. But the process continues to fall short of survivors' dreams for their homeland.
The earthquake has wiped out villages in Italy's Abruzzo region. Rescuers are still looking for survivors. Sometimes there is a strange hush over the disaster site. DW's Bernd Riegert reports from Amatrice.
Seismologists have urged caution in the wake of a devastating earthquake due to the likelihood of powerful aftershocks. Italy has witnessed its strongest earthquake in 36 years, miraculously without fatalities.
Earthquake-prone Italy has a history of rebuilding without learning from the past. Geologists are not alone in hoping this time will be different. There are signs it may be, reports Megan Williams from Accumoli and Rome.
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