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The World's Clark Boyd reports on a group of architects and designers around the globe who organize day-long events to generate ideas and money for disaster relief. This time, it is for Japan, the home of the people who started the effort back in 2003.
Japan's Sendai earthquake disrupted work in that country, shutting down factories, which supply parts to the United States. Thanks to hi-tech supply chain issues, car parts are missing and U.S. factories are beginning to shut down.
Katy Clark visits Amos Lawrence Elementary School in Brookline, Massachusetts. Since last week's earthquake, parents and students have been raising money and folding paper cranes to show their support for friends and family in Japan.
Last Friday's earthquake was the largest on record to hit Japan. But there were huge quakes and tsunamis before records were kept. Anchor Marco Werman explores the history of quakes and tsunamis with Brian Atwater of the US Geological Survey.
Japan's most powerful earthquake since records began struck its north-east coast on Friday, triggering a massive tsunami, which struck about 250 miles north-east of Tokyo. Officials say 350 people are dead and about 500 missing. Mary Kay Magistad reports.