The 2011 Great Tohoku Earthquake-A Year On

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158,50 deaths, 6,011 injured and 3,287 people missing.

And that’s just the human cost of the Great Tohoku Earthquake.

Eighteen prefectures, 24 to 25 million tons of debris and an estimated reconstruction bill totaling 25 billion USD later, combined with a near-meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant-this seems like the most perfect disaster Mother Nature has ever planned.

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