Feb 3, 2017

Higher risk of metabolic syndrome linked to 3/11 housing damage

The risk of developing metabolic syndrome is 1.29 times higher for men whose homes were destroyed by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami, a survey by Tohoku University says. "It may be because such people go out less frequently than before they moved into temporary ...

All 4,300 temporary homes completed in quake-hit Kumamoto

Nov 14, 2016

All 4,300 temporary homes completed in quake-hit Kumamoto

Construction of all temporary housing units in Kumamoto Prefecture was completed Monday, paving the way for people forced from their homes by last April's powerful earthquakes to start rebuilding their lives. The last 42 homes to be finished were in the town of Mifune, one ...