Fukushima's long road to recovery

Fukushima's long road to recovery
 

It was supposed to be a day of celebration. But Rio Watanabe's graduation ceremony became memorable for all the wrong reasons.
Mr Watanabe, who was just 23 years old at the time, was in Tokyo when the ground started to shake.
Japan is used to earthquakes. It experiences more than 100,000 of them every year, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency.
But the tremors on 11 March 2011 were so violent that Mr Watanabe thought Tokyo was at its epicentre.
When he realised that they originated 200 miles north of the capital, his thoughts quickly turned to his family in Fukushima, and the... read more

 
11 March 2018 in World News, Views: 59
Source: BBC
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