Wed August 15, 2012
Japan Looks For Ways To Keep Communities Intact
Originally published on Wed August 15, 2012 4:23 pm
Japanese officials are experimenting with ways to help people displaced by last year's earthquake and tsunami. One idea is to create parallel towns where everyone from the dog-catcher to the schoolteacher can shift to one town while their old village is being rebuilt. It's a way of keeping communities intact. But after more than a year, many of the affected communities have already scattered.