This March 11 will mark the one-year anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami and nuclear disasters. Japan continues to struggle with the after effects. Areas have been rendered uninhabitable by radiation, and the nation is currently facing a 40% increase in the price of eggs caused by loss of port facilities used to import chicken feed (Eggs are a critical staple for Japan). For an overview of the past twelve months, NHK, the Japanese National Broadcasting Service, has collect a series of their stories documenting the disaster and the response. They range from the story of the desperate evacuation of a nursing home where 50 seniors subsequently died to the ongoing efforts to save and preserve priceless cultural artifacts and national treasures from museums and other locations impacted by the disasters.
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