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March 2011 Tohoku Earthquake

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keitaro

for those in aus my wife and i will be in parramatta nsw shopping centre or outside can't remember where, will be doing a charity there my wife will be participating and the rest of her japanese group and i shall be there but watching the little one.

 

Not sure as my wife just texted me today about it.....

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Some recent articles about the quake, tsunami and after effects:

 

From DY:

 

Volunteering trip transforms view of disaster: Profound weekend in Tohoku casts new light on tragedy's true scale

http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/features/culture/T110713002905.htm

 

Quake-volcano links probed

http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/features/science/T110726006529.htm

 

Coffee shop rises from ruins, finds new grounds

http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/T110727004636.htm

 

Govt eyes Fukushima Pref. as R&D center

http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/T110727005029.htm

 

310 children transferred to schools outside Fukushima city

http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/T110727005894.htm

 

From MDN:

 

Document suggests government estimated 1,600 workers exposed to radiation

http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/news/20110727p2a00m0na016000c.html

 

Power companies' generation figures called into question amid push for reactor restarts

http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/news/20110726p2a00m0na004000c.html

 

Temple priest stores residents' radioactive dirt

http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/news/20110727p2a00m0na020000c.html

 

Disaster refugee 'Tent Village' prepares to strike camp

http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/news/20110727p2a00m0na018000c.html

 

Santa Claus cheers up nuclear crisis evacuees in Saitama

http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/news/20110727p2a00m0na013000c.html

 

From AEN:

 

Nippon Steel helps quake-hit 'home' back on its feet

http://www.asahi.com/english/TKY201107270443.html

 

From Japan Times:

 

Fukushima towns won't let summer go by without a bang

http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20110728f2.html

 

Campaigns urge foreigners to pleeease visit Japan

http://blog.japantimes.co.jp/japan-pulse/campaigns-urge-foreigners-to-pleeease-visit-japan/

 

March 11: nation transformation?  REIMAGINING JAPAN: The Quest for a Future that Works. Edited by McKinsey & Company; executive editors Clay Chandler, Heang Chhor and Brian Salsberg.

http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/fb20110724a2.html

 

From Japan Today:

 

Japan retail sales post first rise since quake

http://www.japantoday.com/category/business/view/japan-retail-sales-post-first-rise-since-quake

 

Best wishes,

Grant

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Tokyo (CNN) -- A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck Sunday morning off the east coast of Honshu, Japan, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

 

Everybody ok?

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From Asahi Evening News;

 

Daughter receives letter from mom who died March 11

Kyowa, a schoolbag manufacturer has a program where purchasers of their bags are encouraged to write a 'time capsule' letter to their children.

 

http://www.asahi.com/english/TKY201109200273.html

 

Sad,

Best wishes,

Grant

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