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Japan Tsunami Fact Page

Thanks to Justin Long for nearly all of this data.

Japan 2011 in figures

Google page for 2011 Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami
CRASH – Christian Relief, Assistance, Support, and Hope

  • Magnitude: 9.1 (upgraded from 8.9, tying Aceh 2004)
  • Likely death toll: 10,000
  • Worst hit: the northeast: Miyagi, Iwate, Fukushima
  • Confirmed dead: 3,000
  • Missing: 88,000 (3/12).
  • Internally displaced (evacuated): 500,000
  • Homeless: 350,000
  • Buildings damaged: 76,000 (incl. destroyed: 6,300)
  • Value of housing damage: 5 to trillion yen
  • Total economic losses: $183.7 billion (15 trillion yen)
  • Total economic losses as % of GDP: 3%

Death Toll Updates
3/17 CNN: 3,373 dead, 6,746 missing.

Source: news wires.

Critical analysis


The Nuclear Crisis

Internally Displaced & Challenges

Aid efforts

Long-Term & Financial impact

International offers of aid

Video, Photography, Special Stories on the Situation

Background Information

Tech Companies Initiatives

Links to major relief organizations
CRASH. World Vision. Samaritan’s Purse. Baptist World Aid. Operation Blessing (with CRASH). Mercy Corps. GAIN USA. ADRA. Care Inc. World Help.

  • This helpful information was originally published on: www.justinlong.org

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