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4 December 2013 - 11:55am“Frankly, I was a little bit scared,” says Tsukasa Katsube. “There was a very fine line between local people devastated by the disaster and relief workers like me who had just arrived.” Tsukasa, a disaster response expert from Japan, was part of a team that landed at Tacloban...
8 March 2013 - 4:44pmOn 11 March 2011, a 9.0-magnitude earthquake followed by a series of massive tsunamis killed more than 15,000 people in Japan’s Tohoku region, and left some 2,600 people missing. Two years later, approximately 315,000 people remain displaced across the country. As the country commemorates the second...