Earthquake survival kit – On September 1, 1923, midmorning, earthquake devastating rocked the Kanto Plain, Japan devastated a busy industrial area in Tokyo and Yokohama.
Japan quake flattened buildings, overturning stoves are being used for cooking. Fanned typhoon of Tokyo Bay, the fire quickly spread in a flat landscape. Great fire struck.
Then, rumors circulated wildly, calling the citizens of Korea looted houses earthquake victims – which sparked a wave of revenge on immigrants.
At the time of the disaster subsided, at least 100 thousand people were killed, and most of the affected areas in ruined condition. Incredible devastation, losses really immeasurably – State Sakura also had plans to move the capital.
However, the plan did not become reality. Japan rebuild Tokyo and other affected areas. The times, carefully and cautiously.
Buildings prone to fire, which was set up with wood and brick, the tower was replaced with six floors of concrete and steel. Highways, subway systems, and the airport was built.
As quoted by Time , in 1935, the population of Tokyo rivaling the number of residents in the metropolis of New York and London.
Since long the Japanese people know, the land they live, fertile and rich in minerals, prone to disasters.
Rising Sun Country bertenger on unstable surfaces, in the Pacific Ring of Fire (Ring of Fire) . Japan is one of the country most prone to earthquakes in the world – just as Indonesia.
However, in contrast, Japan is the country most ready to face ‘batty’ nature. 1923 earthquake, disaster nuclear bomb at the end of World War II, the 1995 earthquake in Kobe, and the last 9-magnitude earthquake in 2011 that triggered a tsunami and subsequent impact luruhnya reactor Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear – be a valuable lesson.