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By Jeff Kingston

The March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan plunged the rustic right into a nation of concern. because the kingdom struggled to get over a checklist breaking value nine earthquake and a tsunami that was once as excessive as thirty-eight meters in a few areas, information trickled out that Fukushima had skilled meltdowns in 3 reactors. those tragic catastrophes claimed a few 20,000 lives, at first displacing a few 500,000 humans and overwhelming Japan's ambitious catastrophe preparedness.


This publication brings jointly the research and insights of a bunch of extraordinary specialists on Japan to ascertain what occurred, how a number of associations and actors replied and what classes could be drawn from Japan’s catastrophe. The participants, lots of whom skilled the catastrophe first hand, examine the wide-ranging repercussions of this disaster and the way it truly is already reshaping jap tradition, politics, strength coverage, and concrete planning.

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