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Thousands evacuated from homes as hunt for Japan quake survivors goes on

Japanese authorities have ordered nearly a quarter of a million people from their homes after a deadly earthquake struck a southern island and the search for survivors went on into the early hours of Sunday amid worsening weather conditions. A 7.3 magnitude tremor struck early on Saturday morning, killing at least 32 people, injuring about a thousand more… Read More »

Fukushima Survivors Revisit ‘Home’ in Radiation-Plagued Town

The dried yellow flowers sit in the ruined living room five years after grateful students gave them to a well-loved teacher. “I brought them home, put them in here, [but] we weren’t allowed to bring anything organic because it could have been contaminated,” said Anthony Ballard, who taught English in a town 12 minutes’ drive from the Fukushima… Read More »