A child takes cover underneath his desk during a disaster drill named "Shakeout Tokyo" at Izumi elementary school in Tokyo (REUTERS/Issei Kato).
Lessons from Japan's Triple Disaster: Three Years On
March 10, 2014,
As we mark the third anniversary of Japan’s Triple Disaster, questions still linger as to what Japan and the world have learned from the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear accident that hit Japan on March 11, 2011. Elizabeth Ferris and Mireya Solis write that even with changes in laws and disaster preparedness, the most poignant lesson is Japan’s case is what the future of nuclear energy will be.