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Japan's unfolding disaster

Source(s):  Thomson Reuters

This special report analyses the situation in Japan following the 8.9 earthquake which spawned one of the most powerful tsunamis on record. It states that Japan is among the best prepared countries in the world regarding earthquakes with quake-resistant buildings, drills for school children and households equipped with survival kits. It specifically addresses the attempt to avert a meltdown at a stricken nuclear reactor and the expected colossal economic damage.

The special report contains the following: (i) Can Japan find ‘New Deal’ after triple whammy; (ii) “It doesn’t get worse than this”; (iii) Advanced economies at advantage in disaster recovery; (iv) Breakingviews: Japan economy may defy doomsters; (v) After the Quake: A nation devastated; and (vi) After the Quake: The face of recovery.



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  • Japan's unfolding disaster
  • Publication date 2011
  • Author(s) Sim, Walter
  • Number of pages 11 p.

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