Remember that earthquake? No, before Haiti. Right, it was only one year ago, yet many families in Abruzzo who have lost their houses have not even seen construction begin on their homes, let alone have fully adjusted to after the catastrophe.
The Berlusconi government promised residents of Abruzzo full reimbursement for lost or damaged property, as well as 80% reimbursement for non-residents who lost property in the earthquake (as well as cruise holidays). However, for many of these people, work has not even begun yet, despite relative silence in the media.