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Supplies Shortage Tokyo

About a week ago, shelves in supermarkets across Tokyo were looking pretty much like this - nekkid. One of the reasons brought up in the foreign press was that many folks were hoarding by buying up as much as they could which was true. But another reason why shelves were empty was because many factories and suppliers had their infrastructure and logistics affected by the quake meaning that stuff just was not able to get to its destination.


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Taken on March 25, 2011