8 months after the earthquake in Japan, more than 3.6 thousand missing

Eight months have passed since the Great March 11 earthquake in Japan, missing 3000 652 persons, presumed dead — 15 thousand 836 people, said Friday the country's main police station.

A considerable part of the detected two months of fall remains found on the coast or at sea. In September, they found the bodies of 62 people, in October, in Miyagi prefecture was found 10 bodies, while in the other two affected prefectures — Iwate and Fukushima — no one reads.

In these three prefectures almost over planned construction of 52.5 thousands of temporary houses, one after the other closed evacuation points. In Miyagi and Iwate construction has been completed, and in Fukushima remains complete installation of about 500 out of a planned 16,000 temporary houses.

According to some data the police, completely or partly destroyed elements was 310,000 homes.

In Japan, March 11, 2011 there was a strong earthquake of magnitude 9.0, was followed by a tsunami, the height and strength of which exceeded all expectations. The height of water in some areas exceeded 30-meter mark. The tsunami triggered and another disaster, which Japan will cope over the next 30 years — the accident at the nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1". Consequence of the accident began leaking radiation into the air and water, and then began to detect radioactive substances in drinking water, vegetables, tea, meat, and other products. From the area around the station evacuated 140,000 people.

Source: RIA "Novosti".

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