Originally Posted by 4LC4PON3
if japan was prepared for this then there would not have been thousands of lives lost they would of evacuated early. Japan is in the worse spot in the world but thye continue to build & expand.
When will they realize that where they are located isnt worth it.
Japan was as prepared as much as they could possibly have been. If they weren't then there would be FAR more people dead.
Take the earthquake in the Indian ocean a few years ago. That earthquake was around the same size as this one but the wave it caused hit poorer countries that were unprepared and hundreds of thousands of people died.
The earthquake in Haiti is another example. This earthquake was far more powerful then that one yet a lot more people were killed in Haiti because they were unprepared.
The Japanese are probably better prepared for this kind of situation then any other country, they have the best earthquake resistant buildings and tsunami defences in the world.Edited by amorph - 3/12/11 at 6:51am