Remembering the displaced on anniversary of Japan's 'Triple Disaster'

Remembering the displaced on anniversary of Japan's 'Triple Disaster'

Elizabeth Ferris & Mireya Solís for The Brookings Institution – LSE Project on Internal Displacement – WNN Breaking Commentary (WNN/BI-LSE) Washington D.C., UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: As we mark the third anniversary of Japan’s Triple Disaster, questions still linger as to what Japan and the world have learned from the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear accident that […]

Nuclear radiation exposure concerns mount for mothers Japan

Nuclear radiation exposure concerns mount for mothers Japan

Eva Fernández Ortiz and Shubhi Tandon – WNN Features (WNN) TOKYO: As parents from Fukushima prefecture line up in Tokyo for public protests and a more recent 7.0 level earthquake hit off shore of the east coast of Honshu, Japan on July 9, the latest data on nuclear power reveals: the amount of radiation inside […]

Japan: miracle quake survivors

Japan: miracle quake survivors

A bit of good news, even as the death toll from Japan’s double-whammy disaster reaches more than 8,000 Gavin Blair – Global Post – Monday, 21 March, 2011 (originally published 20 March) MIYAGI, Japan – Even as the confirmed death toll rose to 8,133 on Sunday, there was a rare piece of good news as […]