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TYPHOON FAXAI

Japan Times
JAPAN
May 13, 2021
As Olympics near, Tokyo flagged as among most disaster-vulnerable cities
When looking solely at natural disasters and the impact of earthquakes and typhoons on economies, populations and infrastructure, Tokyo and Osaka were listed as high-risk.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 30, 2019
Floodwaters recede but damage lingers: One Japan couple's harrowing autumn
David Bowen and his wife, Yoko, thought the worst that 2019 had to offer must have passed after Typhoon Faxai blew away part of the roof of their house in September.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
Nov 23, 2019
As Japan's infrastructure crumbles, who's footing the bill?
In the run-up to next year's Olympics, construction is everywhere — everywhere except, perhaps, in the places it is most needed. While the government is rushing to put its best foot forward and put a polish on Japan's capital and environs, the situation is becoming increasingly dire in rural areas,...
BUSINESS
Nov 23, 2019
Japan to assist creation of local power providers that function even during blackouts
The Environment Ministry plans to create a financial aid program to encourage the establishment of community-based power providers that could supply energy locally if disasters bring large-scale outages.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 6, 2019
Damage to Japan's farm industry by typhoons Faxai and Hagibis reaches ¥253 billion
The cost of damage to the nation's agriculture, forestry and fishing industries by powerful typhoons Faxai and Hagibis had reached ¥253.37 billion as of Tuesday morning, the agriculture ministry said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 2, 2019
Government seeks more volunteers to help in typhoon-affected areas
The government is asking for more volunteers to help with the recovery effort in areas devastated by typhoons Faxai and Hagibis, hoping to speed up the process.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 29, 2019
Chiba biwa grower vows to continue despite post-Typhoon Faxai damage
In May this year, loquat grower Kenzo Takeba showed The Japan Times around his farm in Minamiboso, Chiba Prefecture, explaining how he cultivates the soft, juicy fruit that contributes so much to the local economy.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 23, 2019
Chiba municipalities struggling with debris from Typhoon Faxai
Two weeks after the storm and the cleanup is going slow.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 20, 2019
Japan insurers expect ¥300 billion in payouts linked to Typhoon Faxai
Nonlife insurers in Japan are braced for about ¥300 billion in benefit payments due to damage from Typhoon Faxai, an industry leader has said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 19, 2019
Three die and over 100 injured while repairing homes in typhoon-hit Chiba
At least three people have died and over 100 have been injured while attempting to repair houses and other facilities in Chiba Prefecture after Typhoon Faxai hit.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 19, 2019
Chiba Prefecture tourism takes hit after Typhoon Faxai
The tourism industry in Chiba Prefecture has suffered a heavy blow from powerful Typhoon Faxai, which struck the prefecture last week.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Sep 19, 2019
Japanese government facing mounting criticism over initial response to Typhoon Faxai
The government is facing mounting criticism over its allegedly insufficient initial response to a recent powerful typhoon that left tens of thousands of households without electricity in Chiba Prefecture.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 18, 2019
Over 500 public schools in Chiba Prefecture damaged by Typhoon Faxai
Over 500 public schools in Chiba Prefecture, or some 40 percent of the total in the area, have confirmed damaged due to Typhoon Faxai, which hit the region earlier this month, according to a Kyodo News tally based on local government data.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 17, 2019
20,000 homes damaged by Typhoon Faxai; classes resume at many Chiba schools
In Yachimata, all 13 public elementary and junior high schools reopened, but 6,000 households remained without electricity and three schools had to draw electricity from mobile generators.
Japan Times
JAPAN / FOCUS
Sep 15, 2019
Typhoon damage reveals issues with safety standards and facility renewal at Tepco
Typhoon Faxai, which caused extensive and continued power outages in Chiba Prefecture, has also focused a spotlight on problems involving safety standards and infrastructure renewal.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Sep 14, 2019
Frustrated travelers at Narita Airport in wake of Typhoon Faxai spark joy on social media
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COMMUNITY / Voices / OVERHEARD
Sep 14, 2019
Sleeping like a lady
'That was some storm last night, wasn't it?'
EDITORIALS
Sep 14, 2019
Lessons from the latest typhoon
Last week's typhoon provided ample evidence the Tokyo area needs better prepartation for disasters, especially among transport companies and employers in general.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 14, 2019
Typhoon-hit Chiba seeking volunteers to help with repairs amid power outage
Some municipalities in typhoon-hit Chiba Prefecture start recruiting volunteers as more than 100,000 households remained without electricity nearly a week after the typhoon blew through.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 13, 2019
Chiba blackouts might last another two weeks, Tepco unit says
Tepco Power Grid Inc. said Friday that the blackouts in Chiba Prefecture caused by Typhoon Faxai could last another two weeks, leaving residents and a local mayor debilitated and frustrated.

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