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From the Wilson Center: After the Disaster: Rebuilding Communities

Recent history has shown that no country, developed or developing, is immune to the effects of a natural disaster. The catastrophic tsunami that struck Indonesia in 2004, the earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck Japan in 2011, the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, and Hurricane Katrina in the United States in 2005, are all reminders of the deep and long-lasting impacts that disasters can have from the local neighborhood all the way up to the national level.
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Indonesia earthquake, Indian Ocean tsunami watch (video, tweets)

News : BlogPost (2 years ago)

A tsunami watch was issued for countries bordering the Indian Ocean after a powerful earthquake hit off the coast of Indonesia on Wednesday, triggering panic and evacuations in areas where a devastating wave struck in 2004. Read ful... Read Post

Japan considers green future after nuclear disaster

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

In the long process of rebuilding after the triple disasters, the country should focus on renewable energy. Tokyo, Japan - In March 2011, a 9.0 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami left nearly 20,000 people dead or missing an... Read Post

Japan marks second anniversary of triple disaster

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot (2 years ago)

The two-year anniversary Monday of Japan's devastating earthquake, tsunami and nuclear catastrophe is serving to spotlight the stakes of the country's struggles to clean up radiation, rebuild lost communities and determine new energ... Read Post


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