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  1. Great East Japan Earthquake東日本大地震 • March 11, 2011, 2:46 pm • M8.9/M9.0: largest recorded quake in Japan (5th in world) • Produced 23 ft tsunami waves • 10,000+ dead • Destablized Fukushima nuclear power plant

  2. Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture • Population ~1 million • Largest city in Tohoku • “City of Trees” • Miyagi-ken is major producer of rice

  3. From Tokyo to Sendai: 220 miles

  4. Train from Tokyo to Sendai

  5. The debris of the destroyed Natori neighborhood of Sendai, Japan, on Sunday, March 13, 2011, • Source:Winnipeg Free Press, March 16 http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/multimedia/pov/A-Nations-Nightmare-117945704.html

  6. A Japanese couple stop to rest along a highway as they carry their belongings away form their destroyed village of Saito in northeastern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011. • Source:Winnipeg Free Press, March 16 http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/multimedia/pov/A-Nations-Nightmare-117945704.html

  7. Patients at a hospital wait to be evacuated without medicine and electricity in Otsuchi in Iwate Prefecture (state) Sunday, March 13, 2011. • Source:Winnipeg Free Press, March 16 http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/multimedia/pov/A-Nations-Nightmare-117945704.html

  8. A firefighter examines the damage of a house in Saito, Miyagi Prefecture, Monday, March 14, 2011 • Source:Winnipeg Free Press, March 16 http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/multimedia/pov/A-Nations-Nightmare-117945704.html

  9. In this photo taken Sunday, March 13, 2011, train rails bent by a powerful earthquake-triggered tsunami get stuck by a bridge in Otsuchicho town. • Source:Winnipeg Free Press, March 16 http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/multimedia/pov/A-Nations-Nightmare-117945704.html

  10. Tsunami 津波 • 23 ft waves struck Sendai • Waves of muddy water rushed over land • Caused more damage than the quake • Incapacitated nuclear power plant's cooling system • Tsunami spread across Pacific Ocean, reaching California

  11. Ships drifted by tsunami sit on the land near a port in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, Saturday morning, March 12, 2011. • Source:Winnipeg Free Press, March 16 http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/multimedia/pov/A-Nations-Nightmare-117945704.html

  12. Self-Defense Force members carry the body of a victim in Kamaishi, northern Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011 • Source:Winnipeg Free Press, March 16 http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/multimedia/pov/A-Nations-Nightmare-117945704.html

  13. Minami Sanriku town is submerged • Source:Winnipeg Free Press, March 16 http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/multimedia/pov/A-Nations-Nightmare-117945704.html

  14. In this photo taken Sunday, March 13, 2011, debris covers Otsuchicho town, northern Japan • Source:Winnipeg Free Press, March 16 http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/multimedia/pov/A-Nations-Nightmare-117945704.html

  15. A Japanese earthquake and tsunami survivor walks alone on a road past the destroyed village of Saito • Source:Winnipeg Free Press, March 16 http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/multimedia/pov/A-Nations-Nightmare-117945704.html

  16. Rescue workers run through rubble to the higher place in Rikuzentakata in Iwate Prefecture, northeastern Japan, upon hearing a tsunami warning Sunday, March 13, 2011, • Source:Winnipeg Free Press, March 16 http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/multimedia/pov/A-Nations-Nightmare-117945704.html

  17. A ferry stranded on a building is seen in Otsuchi, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan, Sunday, March 13, 2011 • Source:Winnipeg Free Press, March 16 http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/multimedia/pov/A-Nations-Nightmare-117945704.html

  18. The Nuclear Power Crisis • Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant 福島第一原子力発電所 was hit by tsunami: two back-up coolers were washed away

  19. Japan gets 1/3 power from nuclear

  20. Japan sits on convergence of 3 tectonic plates that produce 1000 quakes a year in Japan

  21. The Fukushima Nuclear Plant problem Source: The Washington Post, http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/world/japan-nuclear-reactors-and-seismic-activity/?hpid=z3

  22. Source: The Washington Post, http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/world/japan-nuclear-reactors-and-seismic-activity/?hpid=z3

  23. Source: The Washington Post, http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/world/japan-nuclear-reactors-and-seismic-activity/?hpid=z3

  24. Source: The Washington Post, http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/world/japan-nuclear-reactors-and-seismic-activity/?hpid=z3

  25. Source: The Washington Post, http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/world/japan-nuclear-reactors-and-seismic-activity/?hpid=z3

  26. Source: The Washington Post, http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/world/japan-nuclear-reactors-and-seismic-activity/?hpid=z3

  27. How much radiation has been released? • We don't know yet

  28. Residents evacuated from areas surrounding the Fukushima nuclear facilities • Source:Winnipeg Free Press, March 16 http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/multimedia/pov/A-Nations-Nightmare-117945704.html

  29. A child evacuated from areas surrounding the Fukushima nuclear facilities damaged in Friday's massive earthquake is checked for radiation exposure • Source:Winnipeg Free Press, March 16 http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/multimedia/pov/A-Nations-Nightmare-117945704.html

  30. A man holds his baby as they are prepared to be scanned for levels of radiation in Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, Sunday, March 13, 2011. • Source:Winnipeg Free Press, March 16 http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/multimedia/pov/A-Nations-Nightmare-117945704.html

  31. Aftershocks