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TSUNAMI

Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Jan 30, 2023
From lessons of 3/11, Japan scientists share knowledge of disaster resilience across Pacific
As Japan’s top researchers continue to glean new information from 3/11, some scientists are aiming to pass on that knowledge to the rest of the disaster-prone Pacific Rim.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 23, 2023
Fukushima brewer uses AI to develop sake to pair with different fish species
The brewery plans to start selling its AI-paired sake soon to boost the revitalization of the nearby coastal area.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 18, 2023
Tokyo court upholds acquittal for ex-Tepco executives over Fukushima nuclear crisis
The court's decision followed a 2019 ruling that the utility's former chairman and two former vice presidents could not have predicted the massive tsunami that crippled the power plant.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Jan 15, 2023
One year on, massive Tonga eruption still reverberates across Pacific Rim
The blast underscored the risks to other nations in the 'Ring of Fire,' particularly Japan, and the importance of gathering precise data to understand just how big those threats might be.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Jan 9, 2023
How researchers in disaster-prone Japan and the Pacific are rethinking city design
In the years following the 2011 megaquake and tsunami, seawalls have proliferated along northeastern Japan's Pacific coast. Some researchers are pushing for an alternative approach.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 16, 2022
Japan begins using alert system for quakes off northern Pacific coast
The warnings are designed to encourage evacuation preparedness against additional earthquakes arising in the Japan and Chishima trenches.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 4, 2022
Japan's Meteorological Agency says there was no tsunami impact from Java volcano
Japan's weather agency said there was no tsunami impact in Okinawa from an Indonesian volcano that erupted on Sunday.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Nov 22, 2022
Power cut as 7.0 quake hits Solomon Islands
A tsunami warning had been issued for an area of the Solomon Islands coast, but authorities later said the threat had passed.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 9, 2022
Cabinet Office to issue new alert of second major quake after first in key zones
The temblor advisory is expected to be issued about once every two years, and in most cases a subsequent quake is unlikely to take place.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 1, 2022
Japan designates 108 cities as most likely to suffer tsunami damage
The government vowed expanded financial aid and assistance in compiling evacuation measures, as it set a new 10-year goal to reduce by 80% the number of potential disaster victims.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 28, 2022
New estimates show earthquake and tsunamis could kill up to 149,000 in Hokkaido
The report, prepared by the government of Hokkaido, said deaths could be significantly reduced if thorough evacuation measures are carried out swiftly.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional Voices: Tohoku
Jun 20, 2022
Improving the quality of life at Japan's disaster evacuation shelters
Sleeping in crowded conditions on the floor can cause a range of health issues such as insomnia, high blood pressure and disuse syndrome.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional Voices: Hokkaido
Apr 25, 2022
Hokkaido underprepared for offshore winter quakes and 'ice tsunami' destruction
Ice tsunamis can block the spaces between buildings and in streets, causing water to overflow into open spaces and cause faster and higher levels of flooding than otherwise expected.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 22, 2022
Quick evacuation could cut quake fatalities by 80% in northern Japan
Proposals to shorten evacuation times include creating evacuation routes protected from the elements as well as constructing facilities with heating available for evacuees.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 11, 2022
Japan marks 11th anniversary of 2011 quake, tsunami and nuclear disaster
Infrastructure in the hard-hit areas has largely been rebuilt, but some 38,000 people remain displaced.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 11, 2022
The Sendai school that saved hundreds from the black waters of the tsunami
Eleven years on from the horrors of March 11, 2011, former residents of Arahama are hoping to keep memories of the day alive.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional Voices: Fukushima
Feb 21, 2022
Fukushima's forestry industry still haunted by nuclear meltdown
Despite a big decline in radiation, the sector faces reduced demand and difficulty hiring new workers.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 8, 2022
The tsunami could kill thousands. Can they build an escape?
Along many stretches of the Northwest coast of the U.S., there are no bluffs or high buildings to climb — nowhere to go.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Science & Health
Jan 29, 2022
Tsunami models underestimated shockwave from Tonga eruption
Forecasting models and warning systems, designed primarily to assess earthquake-triggered waves, did not account for the boosting effects of the shockwave.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 24, 2022
Japan's MSDF vessel departs carrying aid to disaster-stricken Tonga
A transport vessel of the Maritime Self-Defense Force departed Monday for Tonga as part of Japan's continuing relief efforts to the nation.

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