Sunday, March 13, 2011

#Japan #Earthquake: 1,000 Found Dead on a Beach on Ojika Penninsula Near Ishimaki City

Just grim news after another. From Yomiuri Shinbun Update (3/14/2011), Akita Sakigake Shinpo (3/14/2011):

1,000 found dead in Minami-Sanriku, Miyagi Prefecture; 10,000 people still missing. [population 17,400]

1,000 found dead on a beach on the Ojika Peninsula near Ishimaki City, Miyagi Prefecture

150,000 displaced in Miyagi Prefecture, 130,000 in Fukushima Prefecture, the total displaced 530,000

(Akita Sakigake) 450,000 displaced in Miyagi Prefecture.

Severe shortage of food, water, gasoline.

8,000 unaccounted for in the town of Ootsuchi-cho in Iwate Prefecture [population 15,000]

2,500 tourists unaccounted for, who were visiting the affected area when the earthquake struck


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