Japan: 13,400 dead or missing 7,400 buildings and homes destroyed.

The Japan news network NHK, quoting government figures, just reported that 13,400 people are believed to be dead or missing after the catastrophic quake and tsunami struck one week ago. As of today, 4,377 deaths are confirmed, and 9,083 people are reported to be missing. 7,400 buildings or houses are believed to be completely destroyed. More than 100,000 buildings or homes are believed to have been damaged.