Category: March 11

Disability Disasters Earthquake Japan March 11

Survey shows People with Disabilities account for 25% of Japan’s 2011 quake-linked deaths

Disabled people accounted for 24.6 percent of total “disaster-related deaths” in the northeastern prefectures of Fukushima, Iwate and Miyagi, far above their 7 percent representation among the population as a whole estimated by the health ministry.