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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

The Grim Relief Effort Continues In Japan

An evacuee mother receives emergency food aid at the evacuation center set up at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. (AP/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Jun Yasukawa)

An evacuee mother receives emergency food aid at the evacuation center set up at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. (AP/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Jun Yasukawa)

Tens of thousands of people in Northern Japan are still homeless, and the humanitarian relief operation continues. The BBC’s Roland Buerk has been talking to some of residents of Takada in the north. Before the earthquake and tsunami hit, it was home to 22,000 people. Now it’s calculated that two thousand of them are dead.


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