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Japan Tsunami Recovery Stalls Amid Rigid Bureaucracy, Lack Of Financing

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JAPAN TSUNAMI RUBBLE
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Hisashi Takamatsu reaches into a hole in the rubble-strewn ground outside his idled fish-packing plant and turns a valve. Nothing happens, but he does not seem surprised.

Still no water.

Nor is there yet any electricity in the "Fish Town" district of this port city. Nor does Mr. Takamatsu have any clear news from the government about how much compensation he might get for everything he lost when a tsunami wrecked all his machinery on March 11.

Read the whole story at Christian Science Monitor

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