Japan a land dat is stranger to earthquakes & from whose language d word "tsunami" is derived, is facing a natural calamity of unprecedented proportions. D magnitude 8.9 quake, one of d worst to have struck d country in a century, would have been trouble enough. Worse still, d quake occurred just 120 kms offshore resulting in a tsunami with waves many metres high that swiftly barrelled its way inland, rpducing some horrifying live TV images. With tsunami warning and alerts issued 2 other nations ringing d Pacific Ocean, they braced demselves for a time of trial. R V ready for such eventualit
Their response is far more organised and their team works well. Under our governmental dispensation, we can never cope with such a situation. Besides our country is too large. At best, if such an eventuality were to happen, it could be localised to certain region. Politics will play a role even in relief operations also. Favouritism will come to fore, depending upon which party rules in Centre and which in the State.