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Localized disaster relief

On March 11, 2011 the Tōhoku earthquake struck just off the Eastern coast of the Oshika Peninsula in Japan.  At 9.0 it was the strongest earthquake to ever hit the country, causing massive tsunamis that reduced much of the Sendai region to rubble.  Among the reported damages: nuclear power plants, hospitals, schools, and sea ports…along with the loss of 15,000+ lives.

One of the reasons we’re building Localweb.is is we believe it has the potential to impact lives in dramatically positive ways.  A Localweb.is URL like /sendai-recovery-8 could help people in similar natural disaster scenarios quickly find and organize nearby resources, clear debris, and start rebuilding.

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