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This is a relatively simple libguide designed for schoolteachers, parents, and librarians who want to help children understand natural disasters such as the one that happened in Japan in March 2011.
Last Updated: Dec 10, 2012 URL: http://guides.library.umass.edu/jpnearthqkids Print Guide RSS Updates

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March 11th, 2011 - Japan

This guide is an attempt to collect together information in English that will help children to understand the science and social effects of natural disasters seen through the case of the 2011 Japan catastrophe.

On Friday March 11th, a magnitude 9.0 earthquake hit the northeast region of Japan. A huge tsunami followed that had caused massive devestation, and now the officials are battling nuclear power plants that are damaged.There is a collection of photographs on the New York Times website that give you some sense of what happened in a very short time.

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You may be looking for my other guide on the Tohoku Disaster with all the links to newspaper infor and other resources. Click here to go to there.

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