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Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Oct 4, 2018
Foreign aid picks up for desperate Indonesian quake survivors
International efforts to help survivors of Indonesia's devastating earthquake and tsunami gathered pace Thursday as concern grew for hundreds of thousands with little food and water, six days after disaster struck.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Oct 3, 2018
Time running out in search for survivors of Indonesia's quake and tsunami
Time was running out for anyone trapped in the rubble of a devastating earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia on Wednesday, five days after disaster struck, while increasingly angry survivors waited for an aid operation to move into high gear.
Japan Times
WORLD
Oct 2, 2018
Kayakers from across Europe join protests to save Balkan rivers from 'dam tsunami'
Kayakers from across Europe took to Bosnia's Vrbas river on Monday to protest against a boom in dam construction across the western Balkans that campaigners say threaten to cause irreparable environmental damage.
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / ON: TECH
Sep 16, 2018
Dealing with disaster in Japan
It's been a tough month for Japan. First the biggest typhoon in 25 years blew through the western region, then a major earthquake in Hokkaido swiftly followed. Both wreaked havoc and recovery is still in process. On Tech takes a look at apps offering disaster prevention information and other services for those looking to stay alert and prepared.
ASIA PACIFIC
Aug 29, 2018
Strong quake sends small tsunami radiating out to South Pacific islands
Tsunami waves as tall as a meter above the tide level were possible along the coasts of Fiji, New Caledonia and Vanuatu following a powerful earthquake in the South Pacific, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said on Wednesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional voices: Chubu
Aug 27, 2018
University student cycles from Aichi to Miyagi to spread messages of hope from disaster victims
Kenshi Yamamoto, a 20-year-old university student from Toyohashi, Aichi Prefecture, made a 1,746 kilometer round-trip bicycle journey earlier this month to Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, to challenge post-disaster media coverage that he believes focuses excessively on depressing news.
WORLD
Aug 23, 2018
Magnitude 6.2 offshore earthquake hits west of Oregon but no tsunami threat: USGS
An offshore earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 hit 165 miles (265 km) west-northwest of Bandon, Oregon, on Wednesday, the United States Geological Survey said.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Aug 6, 2018
Tourists begin fleeing Indonesia's Lombok Island after second killer quake in a week strikes
Rescue workers found scenes of destruction across the north of Indonesia's resort island of Lombok on Monday after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake killed at least 91 people and prompted an exodus of tourists rattled by the second powerful quake in a week.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 2, 2018
Japanese government aims to have all evacuees in Miyagi and Iwate secure new homes by 2021
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Thursday that by March 2021 the government will aim to complete the building and securing of houses for those forced to evacuate due to the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in two of the three hardest-hit prefectures in Tohoku.
Japan Times
MORE SPORTS
Jul 29, 2018
Nao Ikeyama to retire after losing WBO women's atomweight title to Mika Iwakawa
Nao Ikeyama said she will retire after losing her WBO atomweight crown by a split decision to Japanese compatriot Mika Iwakawa on Sunday.
JAPAN
Jul 28, 2018
Fukushima 'ambassadors' visit Taiwan school to offer thanks for 3/11 aid
Three students from Fukushima Prefecture visited a junior high school in Taipei to offer thanks for Taiwan's reconstruction support after the March 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 13, 2018
Hokkaido islanders pray for victims on 25th anniversary of deadly earthquake and tsunami
Local people on a small island off the coast of Hokkaido paid tribute Thursday to more than 200 victims of a deadly earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck a quarter of a century ago.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 26, 2018
Hokkaido and Pacific coast now understood to face higher risk of powerful earthquakes
The government's annual earthquake probability map indicates an increased likelihood of strong quakes occurring within the next 30 years across a wide area of the Pacific coast.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 11, 2018
Emperor and Empress attend last national tree-planting event during visit to Tohoku
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko attended an annual national tree-planting festival, the last such event for the couple, in the tsunami-hit city of Minamisoma, Fukushima Prefecture, on Sunday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional Voices: Fukushima
May 18, 2018
Aspiring brewer taps Fukushima town's hops in bid to boost sagging farming industry
"I can't wait to drink delicious beer made from homegrown hops," Makoto Honma, the president of Hop Japan Inc., told farmers with a smile in April when he visited them in Tamura, Fukushima Prefecture.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 9, 2018
Municipality in Miyagi Prefecture to appeal ruling over students' tsunami deaths
The municipal assembly of Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, decided Tuesday to appeal a high court ruling that ordered local authorities to pay around ¥1.4 billion in damages to the families of elementary school students killed by the March 2011 tsunami.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Apr 26, 2018
Sendai court blames lack of local government plan for deaths of school children in 2011 tsunami
The ruling said that the school, sited up to 1.5 meters above sea level, should have been designated in the city's hazard map as being vulnerable to tsunami.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional Voices: Fukushima
Apr 15, 2018
Doubts cloud Minamisoma robotics project as Fukushima attempts to revive tsunami-hit city
A coastal area in Fukushima Prefecture's Minamisoma, which seven years ago was overtaken by tsunami debris, is set to be resurrected as a major robotics research site.
EDITORIALS
Mar 17, 2018
After 3/11 'reconstruction period'
The experiences of the communities hit by the 3/11 disasters should be reviewed and shared by the national government so that the lessons drawn from the data can be utilized.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 17, 2018
Violin made from 3/11 tsunami debris leads Australian concert
A violin made almost entirely from debris from the earthquake and tsunami that devastated northeast Japan in 2011 was the centerpiece of a commemorative concert Friday in Melbourne.

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