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Dog found alive in landslide rubble six days after going missing

Aug 21, 2018

Dog found alive in landslide rubble six days after going missing

A dog was rescued from underneath rubble six days after going missing during last month's landslides in western Japan, offering some heartening news for the small community that was devastated by the disaster. Kinuko Miyamoto, 72, was overjoyed at the survival of the 7-year-old female ...

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 ...