National Feb 11, 2016

More than 50% of 3/11 evacuees say local recovery lagging: survey

More than half of evacuees from the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami feel local recovery from the disaster has been insufficient, according to results of a Kyodo News survey released Thursday. The rate of respondents who said recovery has not been substantial was 54 percent ...

Editorials Mar 15, 2014

Disaster supplies on shaky ground

In the three years since the Great East Japan Earthquake, a survey finds that a large percentage of municipalities across the country still have not taken steps to ensure enough food or fuel to operate for more than a day if another serious earthquake ...