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TYPHOON HAGIBIS

Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 18, 2022
Climate change boosted cost of Japan storm by $4 billion, study shows
Hagibis, which killed about 100 people and brought torrential rainfall to Tokyo, was one of the costliest Western Pacific typhoons on record, scientists in the U.K. have said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 12, 2020
8,000 still living as evacuees on anniversary of Typhoon Hagibis
The government figure on people in temporary housing does not cover those who continue to live in their own disaster-affected homes.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional Voices: Tohoku
Apr 24, 2020
Rebuild or relocate? Miyagi city residents face post-typhoon dilemma
Residents in the Shidayachi district in Osaki, Miyagi Prefecture, who were affected by last October’s typhoon are facing a decision over whether to rebuild their ruined properties or to relocate.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 20, 2020
Sanriku Railway, icon of 3/11 recovery, back to full service after typhoon
All sections of Sanriku Railway Co.'s Rias Line in Iwate Prefecture resumed operations Friday, about five months after the regional train line was hit hard by a powerful typhoon.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 30, 2020
Applications for disaster loan relief program sluggish after Typhoon Hagibis
With applications for a loan relief program from victims of last year's Typhoon Hagibis remaining sluggish, the Sendai Bar Association is calling on people affected by the disaster to seek early consultations with experts, such as lawyers or administrative bodies.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 14, 2020
Local group plays key role in Nagano three months after Typhoon Hagibis
Ever since the city of Nagano was hit by massive floods caused by a strong typhoon last October, a group of local people has been playing an important role in supporting those affected by the disaster at a time when the number of volunteers is decreasing.
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
Dec 23, 2019
Emperor and empress to meet victims of Typhoon Hagibis in Miyagi and Fukushima
Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako will visit Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures on Thursday to offer encouragement to people who were affected by deadly Typhoon Hagibis in mid-October, the Imperial Household Agency has said.
BUSINESS
Dec 13, 2019
Japan's Cabinet approves ¥4.47 trillion extra budget focused on post-disaster reconstruction
The Cabinet approved Friday an extra budget totaling ¥4.47 trillion for this fiscal year, to support reconstruction efforts following natural disasters and prepare mitigation measures for similarly catastrophic events in the future.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional Voices: Tohoku
Nov 29, 2019
Sendai launches new waterway project to prevent city flooding
Deadly Typhoon Hagibis caused riverbanks to burst across Japan in October, and also led to sewer flooding around Sendai Station, known as the gateway to the Tohoku region, leaving roads and underground passages in the heart of the city underwater.
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, which face not only an aging population, but a crumbling infrastructure and scant budget to patch it up.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 20, 2019
Emperor and empress may visit areas hit by Typhoon Hagibis
Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako are considering a trip late next month to areas of Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures that were hit hard by Typhoon Hagibis and subsequent heavy rain, the Imperial Household Agency said Tuesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Nov 16, 2019
Public divided over treatment of the homeless during Typhoon Hagibis
When Typhoon Hagibis struck Tokyo on Oct. 12, news emerged that three homeless people had been turned away from an emergency evacuation facility in Taito Ward. As the story spread, it varied in tone and content on social media. Some thought the persons refused entry were not actually homeless, while others thought that even if they were the officials at the facility were right to reject them because they weren’t registered at addresses in the ward.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 12, 2019
Japan marks one month since deadly Typhoon Hagibis
A month after Typhoon Hagibis roared through central and eastern Japan, friends, family members and neighbors mourned the victims of the powerful storm, which claimed at least 90 lives and flooded tens of thousands of homes.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 12, 2019
A month after Typhoon Hagibis, volunteers, local officials and SDF tackling mountains of waste
The SDF is working to coordinate disaster waste and rubble removal efforts through officers dispatched to municipalities affected by the 19th named storm of the season.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 11, 2019
Nagano counseling center praised for offering typhoon information in 15 languages and simple Japanese
Staffers at the prefectureu2019s Multicultural Counseling Center offered telephone consultation services to residents in languages including English, Chinese, Tagalog and Portuguese, after Typhoon Hagibis tore through the area.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 11, 2019
With Typhoon Hagibis, over 300 households of 3/11 Fukushima evacuees endured 'double suffering'
At least 315 of the households evacuated after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear crisis have suffered from flooding and other damage caused by Typhoon Hagibis, which hit central, eastern and northeastern parts of Japan last month, an analysis by Kyodo News has shown.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 8, 2019
Abe tells ministers to compile economic package with priority on typhoon-hit areas of Japan
The package, expected to be worth a few trillion yen, is the first in three years and will likely focus on funding efforts to recover from this yearu2019s natural disasters.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 6, 2019
JR East and West decide to scrap flooded shinkansen for ¥15 billion loss
Ten Hokuriku bullet trains with 12 cars each will be scrapped because of severe damage from flooding during Typhoon Hagibis last month.
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.

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