Kiyoshi Numata

For Kiyoshi Numata's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Images of 1896 Sanriku quake found

Mar 26, 2014

Images of 1896 Sanriku quake found

More than 10 glass-plate negatives of photos taken by an amateur photographer showing damage inflicted on a town in Iwate Prefecture by a devastating earthquake and tsunami 118 years ago were discovered recently, with experts describing them as important for both disaster studies and ...

May 3, 2011

Mental care for children

Many schools in areas devastated by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami have started the new school year. Some schools, though, have no choice except to begin classes in early May because school buildings were damaged or were being used as temporary shelters for ...