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Old April 4th, 2011, 08:11 AM
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Default Re: Japan - Major Earthquake Magnitude 9.0 on Mar 11, Many thousands dead & missing - March 27+

100 residents in no-go zone refuse to evacuate

At least 100 residents are reportedly staying at their homes within the exclusion zone around the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.

Residents within a 20 kilometer radius from the power plant continue to go in and out of their homes to pack their belongings or tend their livestock.....

Monday, April 04, 2011 17:58 +0900 (JST)
http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/04_20.html

Construction of temporary housing completed at school in tsunami-ravaged city

RIKUZENTAKATA, Iwate -- The construction of temporary housing facilities for those who lost their homes in the March 11 magnitude 9.0 earthquake and tsunami has been completed at a junior high school here.....
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(Mainichi Japan) April 4, 2011
http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...na009000c.html

Quake-hit coastal residents reluctant to evacuate hometowns

Less than 10 percent of displaced residents along the tsunami-ravaged coastal region of Iwate Prefecture, who have been ordered to evacuate to inland areas, have done so as of April 3, Iwate Prefectural Government officials say....
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(Mainichi Japan) April 4, 2011
http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...na019000c.html

Young children taken under uncle's wing after losing parents in tsunami

RIKUZENTAKATA, Iwate -- Three children orphaned by a tsunami that devastated the town of Rikuzentakata on March 11 have found a new home with their uncle.

Masanori Matsuda, a 41-year-old resident of Rikuzentakata made the decision to take his sister's three children into his home after learning of her death. He remains uncertain how the new family will survive, but was adamant not to leave the children by themselves....

(Mainichi Japan) April 4, 2011
http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/natio...na020000c.html
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