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Gordon aims to hit U.S. Gulf Coast as hurricane after nightfall

Sep 5, 2018

Gordon aims to hit U.S. Gulf Coast as hurricane after nightfall

Sandbags were filled, patio furniture was taken inside and shoppers stocked up on batteries and bottled water as people along the Gulf Coast prepared Tuesday for Tropical Storm Gordon, which was forecast to become the second hurricane to hit the region in less than ...

Kumamoto, remembering quake aid, returns favor by helping flood areas

Jul 24, 2018

Kumamoto, remembering quake aid, returns favor by helping flood areas

Kumamoto Prefectural Government officials are supporting disaster relief activities in downpour-hit western prefectures to return the favor they received following powerful earthquakes in 2016. Kumamoto Prefecture and nine local governments have sent more than 160 personnel to help out in Hiroshima Prefecture and elsewhere, capitalizing ...