14 Mar '11, 8am

Japan in survival mode after quake

Japan in survival mode after quake

TOKYO - Millions of Japanese people were without food, water or power Monday and hundreds of thousands more homeless after a massive quake and tsunami left the economic superpower battling third-world conditions. Aid workers and search teams from across the world joined 100,000 Japanese soldiers in a massive relief push as the rattled country suffered a wave of major aftershocks and fresh tsunami scare, while temperatures plummeted. Store shelves and petrol stations emptied across the country as panic buying took hold, while 2.6 million houses were without electricity and 3.2 million people were running out of gas supplies according to the United Nations. Hard-hit Ishinomaki, a town of about 165,000, is without power or communications and aid supplies have faltered due to transport damage. Half of the city is estimated to have been engulfed by the tsunami. "First of all, w...

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Japan quake: live report

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before after japan, look at it

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