Japan: One year after Fukushima nuclear disaster, 4 repercussions

The March 11, 2011 Japan earthquake was one of the world's worst earthquakes. It triggered a tsunami, flooding, landslides, fires, and a meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.

2. Displaced: temporary housing, public shelters

Displaced in March 2011: 475,000

People still living in temporary housing in March 2012: 337,819

People in public shelters: 9,900

Prefab houses completed in hardest hit prefectures: 52,707

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