Japan Tsunami/Earthquake Update for March 16, 2011
A few tidbits of news on the Sendai earthquake/tsunami aftermath in Japan:
Confirmed death toll is 4277. Missing toll is 8194.
Current estimates are that half a million Japanese are now homeless.
A better source for updates on japan’s nuclear reactors: the IAEA. As opposed to sensationalist MSM headlines like this one from CNN: “Japan’s ticking nuclear timebomb”.
Serious damage was sustained by the ports of Hachinohe, Hitachi, Hitachinaka, Ishinomaki, Kamaishi, Kashima, Ofunato, Onahama, Sendai-Shiogama and Soma.
How the Apple store in Japan helped out in the emergency.
Another gallery of aftermath photos.
I’m not seeing too many new videos worth putting up. You’ve probably seen a lot of this video before, but here’s one long, continuous aerial take of the tsunami coming in:
More volcano erruption footage:
To end on an encouraging note, here’s a video of two dogs who survived the earthquake and tsunami:
This and all previous posts on the Sendai earthquake and tsunami can be found here.
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