[Japan after Quake] Headline Round-up : Jan.30 – Feb.5



This is a weekly headline round-up of the posts titled [Japan after Quake] on our Facebook page.


[Jan. 30] Search goes on for thousands of Japan’s tsunami missing.


“The (missing) person is in the mind of his or her family but they still want proof that the person lived in this world. I think it’s hard for them to accept the reality” without a body.


[Jan. 31] Pet rescue Fukushima! Animals saved from nuclear wasteland by volunteers who risked their own lives.


The thousands of dogs and cats abandoned in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear crisis have endured dangerously high radiation levels, a severe lack of food and now the freezing winter weather.

[Feb. 2] Film of tsunami survivors to be screened in U.S.


A documentary on the aftermath of the Great East Japan Earthquake directed by Yuka Kanno, a third-year student at Yamanashi Prefectural University, will be screened in the United States this spring.


[Feb. 3] Basketball fan dribbles 370 km for tsunami-hit kids.


Moved by the plight of children in Japan’s tsunami-hit north, one diehard sports fan did something a bit different to help — dribble a basketball 370 km (231 miles), through rain and snow, to bring sports back to damaged schools.


[Feb. 4] Radiation fears slow tsunami clear-up.


The survivors are desperate to rebuild, but must first get rid of more than 22 million tons of rubbish – far too much for the disaster-struck region to deal with alone.


[Feb. 5] Disaster-hit areas in Japan to host international meeting on natural disasters.


The conference is an opportunity for other countries to share lessons from and responses to disasters.


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