Reflections on the 10th Anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake

Michael J. Green & Nicholas Szechenyi, Center for Strategic and International Studies|

Photo by José Pablo Domínguez on Unsplash

March 11 marks the 10th anniversary of the magnitude 9.0 earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear accident that caused widespread damage along the coast of Japan’s Tohoku region. Known as the Great East Japan Earthquake, this triple disaster killed over 15,000 people and destroyed over $200 billion of infrastructure and assets, making it the costliest natural disaster in history. In the aftermath of this unimaginable tragedy, the resilience of the Japanese people inspired the international community to assist with the recovery and help Japan build the foundation for a stronger future.


Read the full article HERE



IDC AEI logo
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn

Icons made by Eucalyp, Freepik, Linector, Monkik, Nhor Phai, Nikita Golubev, photo3idea_studio, srip, surang, Darius Dan, Ultimatearm from www.flaticon.com

Site by Wixit

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn