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PacNet #18 – Facing a Complex Crisis: Thoughts on Japan’s Recovery

We in Japan are still trying to take in the scale of the disaster that struck the northern coastline of mainland Japan on March 11. We are still counting bodies, trying to save lives and trying to send vital supplies, such as food, water, and medicine, as well as care services to those in dire need. We are also trying desperately to contain the nuclear disaster unfolding at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, one of the oldest in Japan.