24 Mar '11, 10am

Japan turning corner in post-tsunami humanitarian relief

Elderly people eat at a gymnasium of Ofunato Junior High School, acting as an evacuation shelter, in Ofunato, almost two weeks after the area was devastated by a magnitude 9.0 earthquake and tsunami. -- PHOTO: REUTERS OFUNATO (Japan) - FOOD aid is flowing, refugees are restoring daily routines, and even mobile banks are appearing in north Japan as the nation rallies around victims of the March 11 double disaster. Nearly two weeks after an earthquake and tsunami plunged the Asian nation into its worst crisis since World War II, an increasingly thorough and successful humanitarian relief operation is replacing the scenes of suffering and devastation. 'Things are getting much better,' says 57-year-old Tsutomu Hirayama at an evacuation centre with his elderly mother, wife and three children in Ofunato city on the Pacific coast. 'For the first two or three days, we had only one...

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