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Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

June 12, 2011; Minamisanriku, Miyagi Pref., Japan - A radio sits on the  rooftop of the Crisis Management Department (Bousai Taisaku Chousha) after the magnitude 9.0 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami that devastated the Tohoku region of Japan on March 11, 2011...Miki Endo, a 25 year old employee of the town's Crisis Management Department, was hailed in the Japanese news media as a heroine for continuing to broadcast warnings and alerts over a community loudspeaker system as the tsunami came in. She was credited with saving many lives...In the aftermath of the disaster, Endo was missing and was later confirmed to have died.
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June 12, 2011; Minamisanriku, Miyagi Pref., Japan - A radio sits on the rooftop of the Crisis Management Department (Bousai Taisaku Chousha) after the magnitude 9.0 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami that devastated the Tohoku region of Japan on March 11, 2011...Miki Endo, a 25 year old employee of the town's Crisis Management Department, was hailed in the Japanese news media as a heroine for continuing to broadcast warnings and alerts over a community loudspeaker system as the tsunami...
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Date: 12 Jun 2011
Location: Minamisanriku Miyagi Japan
Credit: Darrell Miho
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