Japan Olympics Unveils Monuments for 2011 Earthquake Victims

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Japan’s Tokyo 2020 Olympics unveils ‘Recovery Monuments’ designed to forge a connection between the three prefectures worst affected by the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and the rest of the world. Students and teachers who designed the monuments speak at the event.

Over the past decade, the island nation has weathered about 20% of the world’s “strong” earthquakes (magnitude 6 or greater) as well as multiple tropical storms a year. The worst of these events can be utterly devastating: The 2011 Tohoku earthquake, which triggered a massive tsunami and a meltdown at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant, killed more than 15,000 people.

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