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Sep 8, 2012

Japan Having a Hard Time to Rebuild After the Tsunami


The three provinces most affected by the earthquake and tsunami last 2011 in Japan suffered a major shortage of staff in local authorities that carry out difficult tasks of reconstruction, according to the Japanese Government. According to a data collected in August by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, only 30 percent of employees needed for these tasks has been allocated to 41 municipalities in the provinces of Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima (northeast), where in addition to hundreds of officers killed the tsunami.

This Ministry is now seeking to transfer staff councils across the country to the people of the area, which in August called for sending more than 900 workers needed in various areas, Kyodo news agency reported. Specifically, municipalities northeastern Japan are badly short of civil engineers to coordinate and execute basic the huge number of relocations of houses and buildings on higher ground, to avoid exposure to new tsunamis.

Experts are also required to inspect over the presence of cultural have been left buried in soil to house new buildings and personnel needed to manage land acquisition. Meanwhile, the provinces have begun to hire temporary staff in some municipalities to accelerate some reconstruction, while several employees of the Iwate provincial government made a tour these days consistory of other provinces for assistance. earthquake and tsunami of March 11, 2011, which caused nearly 19,000 people dead or missing, devastated dozens of coastal municipalities of northeastern Japan and left more than 20,000 tons of debris.



Jan 21, 2012

2011: The Year With Most Costly Natural Disasters

Experts say that natural disasters in 2011 were the most expensive in history, the expenditure amounting to over a quarter trillion dollars worldwide.

Over half of this tremendous loss was recorded after the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, in March last year.

Although the number of natural disasters was within the average and the number of deaths was below average for damage to property caused by such disasters amounted to 380 billion dollars, compared with 75 billion dollars, annual average seen so far.

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Jan 9, 2012

Japanese Tsunami Trash Reaches the US

In March 2011, an earthquake off Japan would cause a tsunami ready to sweep over the islands. 15 000 deaths reported, caused a nuclear disaster, and millions of tons of debris carried by the ocean who is retiring after having submerged lands.

In a previous article, we relayed the fear of U.S. authorities to see washing up on beaches on the Pacific coast of the remains of some 20 million tons of trash carried by Japanese tsunami waves. To get an idea of the magnitude of the thing, we refer to the photo at the top of the article.

The United States believed that the waste would reach their shores in 2013, but this week is a buoy that was found in Washington state after traveling over 7000 kilometers at sea Coastal States may now prepare for a more massive arrival of such “surprises”.

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