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Japan: Measures need to be reexamined to prepare for major disasters

1 Sep 2015, Yomiuri Shimbun

The Yomiuri Shimbun writes in an opinion piece that Japan should reexamine its preparedness against natural disasters as their occurrence is unpredictable. According to the article, presuming a huge quake occurred under the metropolitan area, a maximum of 23,000 deaths and about 120,000 injuries are projected...


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