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EVACUATION

Japan Times
JAPAN / First Person
Oct 17, 2019
Typhoon Hagibis: A night in an evacuation shelter shows just how fragile Tokyo life can be
If you look at a map of Kitasenju in Tokyo's Adachi Ward, you will see that it's almost entirely surrounded by water.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 11, 2018
Japanese government begins discussion on contingency plans in event of Mount Fuji eruption
A government panel started discussions Tuesday on how to address repercussions in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area in the event Mount Fuji erupts, with falling volcanic ash likely to push the capital into chaos.
Japan Times
WORLD
Aug 8, 2018
Security lapse sparks evacuation at Frankfurt airport
Parts of Frankfurt airport were evacuated for several hours on Tuesday following a lapse in security in which a French family of four were allowed to leave the secure zone despite testing positive for explosives, federal police said.
JAPAN
Aug 3, 2018
Indonesian interns unable to understand Japanese evacuation alert narrowly escaped death in Hiroshima
Four Indonesian interns have said they didn't evacuate their dormitory during the rain disaster last month because the Hiroshima Municipal Government's emergency smartphone alert was in Japanese.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 12, 2018
Large-scale evacuation a key concern in the event of a major flood in Tokyo
The government and officials say 1.76 million residents live below sea level, and that up to 1.78 million in five Tokyo wards may have to evacuate before a major typhoon.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 19, 2018
Japan drafts river-based evacuation plan to ensure foreign access to Haneda airport after major quake
To address safety concerns amid an ambitious tourism campaign, the land ministry plans to use boats to get visitors to Haneda airport if a major quake cripples Tokyou2019s transport system.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Nov 24, 2017
Japan to compile evacuation plan of nationals from South Korea in the event of a military clash
The Japanese government will compile a plan to evacuate its nationals from South Korea in the event that escalating tensions between North Korea and the United States lead to a military clash, government sources said.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Sep 6, 2017
U.S. help may be necessary to help evacuate Japanese from South Korea: Kono
U.S. cooperation may be needed to evacuate Japanese nationals from South Korea in the event of an emergency on the Korean Peninsula, Foreign Minister Taro Kono has said.
Japan Times
WORLD
Aug 31, 2017
Frankfurt to evacuate 60,000 to defuse British WWII bomb
Around 60,000 inhabitants of Germany's financial capital Frankfurt will be ordered to leave their homes on Sunday while a large World War II bomb discovered at a building site is made safe, the police said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 29, 2017
Only about 50% of schools designated as shelters in times of disaster have emergency toilet facilities: survey
Only about half of public schools in Japan designated to serve as shelters in times of disaster had the ability as of April 1 to provide alternative toilet facilities if water supplies were cut off, an education ministry survey showed Tuesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 25, 2017
One dead after heavy rain hits Tohoku, Hokuriku
Parts of central and northern Japan received heavy rain Friday that was linked to the death of one person in Iwate Prefecture whose car was apparently swept away by a flooding river.
JAPAN
Aug 15, 2017
Kyushu braces for floods, slides as hourly downpours top 100 mm
Torrential rain exceeding 100 mm per hour hit Kyushu early Tuesday morning, prompting the Meteorological Agency to issue warnings for landslides and floods, NHK reported Tuesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / FUKUSHIMA FILE
Jun 18, 2017
For Fukushima returnees, security a growing concern in deserted towns
It's like a dream to once again be able to live in my "home, sweet home."
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 13, 2017
Court dismisses request to halt restart of Saga reactors
A district court on Tuesday dismissed a request from about 230 local residents for an injunction to stop the restart of two reactors at Kyushu Electric Power Co.'s Genkai nuclear power plant in Saga Prefecture over safety concerns.
Japan Times
JAPAN / KANSAI PERSPECTIVE
May 21, 2017
Kansai gropes for missile response as Korean war hype builds
With North Korea test-launching missiles on a regular basis toward Japan, towns, cities and prefectures are getting more serious about how best to respond if and when one approaches.
Japan Times
JAPAN / KANSAI PERSPECTIVE
Nov 27, 2016
Fukushima aftershock renews public concern about restarting Kansai's aging nuclear reactors
The magnitude-7.4 aftershock that rocked Fukushima Prefecture and its vicinity last week, more than five years after the mega-quake and tsunami of March 2011, triggered fresh nuclear concerns in the Kansai region, which hosts Kansai Electric Power Co.'s Mihama plant in Fukui Prefecture.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Nov 15, 2016
New Zealand airlifts tourists out of quake-hit town
New Zealand emergency services and defense personnel began evacuating hundreds of tourists and residents from the South Island town of Kaikoura on Tuesday, a day after a powerful earthquake hit the region, killing two people.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 26, 2016
Security alert prompts brief evacuation of Rome's central train station
Italy's main railway station reopened on Monday after police briefly evacuated the huge terminus following reports that an armed man was in the building, the state railways said.
JAPAN
Dec 18, 2015
Government OKs evacuation plan in key step for Takahama nuclear plant restart
The central government approved an evacuation plan Friday for residents near an idled nuclear power plant on the Sea of Japan coast, as it steps up efforts to bring more reactors back online following the 2011 Fukushima nuclear crisis.
JAPAN
Dec 16, 2015
Evacuation plan compiled for residents around Takahama nuclear plant
The Cabinet Office and three western prefectures finalized an evacuation plan Wednesday for residents living within 30 kilometers of Kansai Electric Power Co.'s idled Takahama nuclear plant.

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