Effects of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan: dead and missing 24,000 people

Effects of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan: dead and missing 24,000 peopleNearly 100,000 people are still in temporary shelters, deployed in 18 prefectures across the country.

The number of victims of the earthquake and the resulting tsunami in Japan totaled 15 thousand 310 people. In the lists of the missing are listed 8404 names. These data are released the National Police Agency of Japan.

Nearly 100,000 people are still in 2.4 thousand shelters deployed in 18 prefectures across the country.

Economic damage from the disaster could reach 5% of GDP — $ 300 billion. It is reported that almost half of the amount of damage caused by the accident at the nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1".

Recall in Japan March 11, 2011, a series of earthquakes, the magnitude of the strongest, according to the Japan Meteorological Department, was 9.0. Tremors and subsequent tsunami caused tremendous damage to the north-eastern regions of the country.

Concern and the situation at the nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1", the negative consequences of the accident at which you can not handle yet.

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