Learning from disaster: Across Tohoku, a race is on to preserve vital records (Japan Times)

Japan Times: Learning from disaster: Across Tohoku, a race is on to preserve vital records. “In a public facility run by the town of Okuma in Fukushima Prefecture, located in a designated no-go zone, stacks of cardboard boxes slowly gather dust. The boxes are filled with public documents detailing the March 2011 earthquake and subsequent tsunami, the triple meltdowns at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant and the evacuation that followed — outlining the ordeal Okuma and its residents have been through over the past decade.”

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