In the north-east of Japan has begun construction of a temporary shelter for people left homeless by the earthquake and tsunami. Reported by the BBC.
C since the earthquake took place just over a week. Regularly continues potryasyvat, but no one pays attention to it. Living in Tokyo is taking its course, told RBC working in the capital of Japan Russian Evgeny Bulkin.
Most foreign companies gave their employees leave before the end of the week, but today in Japan the day off - the spring equinox.
Emerged gradually stir in gasoline decreases. The price for it increased slightly, but it is due to the increase of purchase prices in connection with events in the Middle East. If at the beginning of the week refueled at a time not more than 10 liters, but now no such problem. Shelves in the stores were empty, but the main products are. Chain stores have lowered prices of essential commodities, according to Rosbalt.
Local media detail the course of events in the country. News programs mostly devoted to the events at nuclear power plants "Fukushima-1. Constantly being reported from tsunami-affected regions. During all this time or in newspapers or on television did not show any dead bodies. The country is collecting funds to help the victims. In the north of the country is still cold and snowing in evacuation centers do not have enough blankets and warm clothes.
In Japan, on March 11 there was the strongest in the history of the country's earthquake of magnitude 9, which was followed by a tsunami and a series of aftershocks of aftershock of magnitude 6.5. Due to failure of pumps of the cooling system of reactors, of which three (first, second and third) at the time of the earthquake were in working condition, the fuel rods began to overheat. This led to the fact that since March 11 in a few days at nuclear power plants have been several explosions of hydrogen and a number of fires.
Official death toll from the disaster rose to 8,450 people. More about 13000 people are unaccounted for.