Indonesia landslides and floods kill at least 35

Jun 20, 2016

Indonesia landslides and floods kill at least 35

At least 35 people have been killed by landslides and floods on Indonesia’s Java island and many others are missing, an official said Sunday. Dozens of houses were buried in the landslides and thousands of homes were inundated by floods in 16 districts and ...

U.S. disaster expert sees 3/11 weaknesses laid bare in Kyushu

May 17, 2016

U.S. disaster expert sees 3/11 weaknesses laid bare in Kyushu

A former U.S. government expert on emergency management has questioned whether Japan is applying lessons learned the hard way after the 2011 tsunami to its response to the Kyushu quakes. Leo Bosner, 69, who worked for the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency for 29 ...