Free Beer For Japan Tsunami Survivors – Courtesy of Asahi breweries, survivors of the Tsunami will be drinking free this summer. There is no way in the world that one could ever soften the blow of such a tragic event, but this is a nice touch.
Free Beer For Japan Tsunami Survivors
Reports suggest that the beer will be offered by way of a beer wagon that will be deployed to super cold beer to survivors and construction workers in the Tsunami zone. The beer wagon will also be making the rounds of the summer festivals along the east coast.
The brewer’s managing director, Akiyoshi Koji, says the beer wagon concept is also designed to help people who work up a sweat while working on reconstruction projects.
The 2011 Tōhoku earthquake was a magnitude 9.0 that occurred at on Friday, 11 March 2011. It was the most powerful known earthquake to have hit Japan, and one of the five most powerful earthquakes in the world.
The earthquake triggered extremely destructive tsunami waves of up to 38.9 metres (128 ft) that struck Japan, in some cases traveling up to 10 km (6 mi) inland.
In addition to loss of life and destruction of infrastructure, the tsunami caused a number of nuclear accidents, primarily the ongoing level 7 meltdowns at three reactors in the Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant complex, and the associated evacuation zones affecting hundreds of thousands of residents.
Free Beer For Japan Tsunami Survivors – The overall cost could exceed US$300 billion, making it the most expensive natural disaster on record