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TOKYO - On national disaster prevention day, Japan's government is urging people to stock up on toilet paper, because more than 40% of the nation's supply comes from a high-risk earthquake zone. 

A ministry worker sets up the emergency stock toilet paper at Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry prior to an event marking Monday’s national disaster prevention day in Tokyo. (AP photo)

The Trade and Industry Ministry is promoting specialty toilet paper for emergency use, marking Monday's national disaster prevention day.

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