Trace amounts of radiation have been found on both of America’s coasts — but citizens should not be worried.
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You may mean well, but Japan doesn’t need your adoption help. Haiti, however, still does. And that’s a major difference between developed and undeveloped countries.
How do you explain the complicated disaster of the Fukushima nuclear complex to children? Well, you could start with a cartoon and some toilet humor.
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As the death toll from Japan’s 9.0 earthquake and tsunami last Friday continues to rise, thousands of people remain unaccounted for, making it likely that large gaps exist between official and unofficial counts.
The U.S. and several other countries have started to arrange the voluntary evacuation of government personnel in Tokyo and areas of northern Japan hardest hit by the earthquake, tsunami and radiation leaks.
“I screamed, and my host parents woke up and they thought it was really bad,” said Akiko Kosaka. “They asked what happened. And I said, ‘They survived!’”
Japanese officials said Thursday local time that new power lines could restore electricity to the Fukushima plant, potentially easing the ongoing nuclear crisis.
In times of distress, its only natural for your thoughts to go to your loved ones.
Japan’s survivors barely recognize the remnants of the towns that collapsed around them. But for the country’s oldest citizens, the ruined landscape is eerily familiar.