People wait in long queues for food in Sendai
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Japan earthquake: Long queues for supplies in Sendai

Japan has been prepared for a massive earthquake for years but the sheer scale of Friday's earthquake and tsunami has put intense pressure on medical and evacuation teams.

The BBC's George Alagiah has been assessing the impact in Sendai.

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