"Worst Crisis Since WWII"

Naoto Kan

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Forget the idea that the impact from the earthquake will resemble that of Kobe in 1995 (where economic damage totaled around $100 billion).Japanese PM Naoto Kan just addressed the nation, and called this the country’s worst crisis since WWII.

Cabinet Chief Edano also spoke. Among his comments (via Time Out Tokyo):

  • There wil be rolling blackouts around the country. Tokyo will be included.
  • At reactor #3, there’s still not an adequate water reading, but it may be a problem with the gauge.
  • Admittedly the food response has been inadequate, but it’s getting solved.

For full coverage of the situation at the nuke plant, see here >

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