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Recent flooding highlights power of social media in a disaster

Sat, 14 Jul 2018 16:36:00 +0200japantimes (en)

Online users in Japan followed the storms that lead to devastating floods and landslides in the western part of the country closely as they unfolded last week. The topic remained central to discussion on social media as the days went on and the Many sprung into action as scenes from affected areas....

Death toll in Japan flood disaster climbs to 209

Sat, 14 Jul 2018 14:01:00 +0200yenisafak-en (en)

The death toll from torrential rains and floods in western Japan has reached 209, Japanese media reported on Saturday. Citing the National Police Agency, Tokyo-based The Japan Times reported that 209 people are confirmed dead, with many others still missing.

Thousands of volunteers arriving in flood-hit areas

Sat, 14 Jul 2018 10:19:00 +0200japantoday (en)

Thousands of volunteers started arriving Saturday in western Japan regions hit by the country's worst rain disaster in decades to help residents clean up. Prefectural governments in hard-hit Ehime, Hiroshima and Okayama expect some 18,000 volunteers from across the country to help flood victims in....

Thousands of volunteers arrive to help in flood-hit areas of western Japan

Sat, 14 Jul 2018 09:43:00 +0200japantimes (en)

OSAKA – Thousands of volunteers started arriving Saturday in western Japan regions hit by the country’s worst rain disaster in decades to help residents clean up. Prefectural governments in hard-hit Ehime, Hiroshima and Okayama expect some 18,000 volunteers from across the country to help flood....

Taiwan donates ¥20m to Japan for flood efforts

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 19:23:00 +0200taipeitimes (en)

The government on Thursday donated ¥20 million (US$177,620) to Japan in the wake of heavy rainfall, flooding and landslides that have claimed at least 200 lives. Taiwan made the donation to demonstrate its concern and to assist with the rebuilding of flooded areas, Representative to Japan Frank Hsieh (謝長廷) said.

2017 hurricane season was 'unprecedented,' new FEMA report says

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 10:57:00 +0200newschannel6now (en)

(CNN/RNN) The 2017 hurricane season was a rough one. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) issued its Thursday. after-action report According to the 65-page account, the 2017 season was "unprecedented" and "stretched response capabilities at all levels of government.

2017 hurricane season was 'unprecedented,' new FEMA report says

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 10:39:00 +0200kswo (en)

(CNN/RNN) The 2017 hurricane season was a rough one. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) issued its Thursday. after-action report According to the 65-page account, the 2017 season was "unprecedented" and "stretched response capabilities at all levels of government.

2017 hurricane season was 'unprecedented,' new FEMA report says

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 10:34:00 +0200newswest9 (en)

(CNN/RNN) The 2017 hurricane season was a rough one. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) issued its Thursday. after-action report According to the 65-page account, the 2017 season was "unprecedented" and "stretched response capabilities at all levels of government.

Taiwan donates 20 million Japanese yen to Japan flood relief

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 09:24:00 +0200focustaiwan (en)

Tokyo, July 13 (CNA) The Taiwanese government donated 20 million Japan ese yen (US$$181,000) to Japan on Thursday in the wake of heavy rain, flooding and landslides that have caused at least 200 deaths. Taiwan made the donation to demonstrate its concern over the disaster and assist with the....

Un pony dado por muerto en las inundaciones en Japón apareció con vida en el lugar más insólito

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 06:47:00 +0200infobae (es)

Utilizado como animal de terapia, el pequeño equino fue encontrado a kilómetros de distancia de donde había sido dado por muerto. Un pony miniatura sobrevivió milagrosamente a las devastadoras lluvias y posteriores inundaciones que tuvieron lugar en Japón.

La historia de una pequeña yegua que sobrevivió a inundación y conmueve a Japón (FOTOS)

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 02:14:00 +0200diariocorreo (es)

Una yegua miniatura que se refugió en un techo de tejas para salvarse de las inundaciones, viene conmoviendo a Japón , que es azotado desde hace varios días por lluvias torrenciales que dejaron Se trata de 'Leaf', m ascota de una residencia de ancianos de la ciudad de Kurashiki, una bella alazana de nueve años con crines rubias.

La historia de una pequeña yegua que se sobrevivió a inundación y conmueve a Japón (FOTOS)

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 01:43:00 +0200diariocorreo (es)

Una yegua miniatura que se refugió en un techo de tejas para salvarse de las inundaciones, viene conmoviendo a Japón , que es azotado desde hace varios días por lluvias torrenciales que dejaron Se trata de 'Leaf', m ascota de una residencia de ancianos de la ciudad de Kurashiki, una bella alazana de nueve años con crines rubias.

¿Por qué han muerto tantos por inundaciones en Japón?

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:04:00 +0200futuroverde (es)

Lluvias torrenciales desencadenaron inundaciones y deslizamientos de tierra en el oeste de Japón, cobrando la vida de al menos 176 personas, obligando a millones a evacuar y dejando a decenas de desaparecidos en el peor desastre climático del país en 36 años. A continuación algunas de las razones para el alto número de muertes.

Large-scale evacuation a key concern in the event of a major flood in Tokyo

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 13:13:00 +0200japantimes (en)

The large-scale evacuation of millions of people living across numerous jurisdictions is a crucial concern for government officials in preparation for the possibility of major flooding in Tokyo, officials and experts say. As advanced planning will be important in coordinating the movement of such....

Japan flood death toll climbs above 200, local media say

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 09:57:00 +0200dailysabah (en)

The number of confirmed deaths after recent severe storms across Japan rose above 200 on Thursday, local media reported. Dozens also remain missing, the reports said. The country's west was lashed by heavy storms last week and during much of the weekend, bringing flooding and landslides which led to....

Japan hit by worst weather disaster in decades: Why did so many die?

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 04:22:00 +0200themalaymailonline (en)

Japan 's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pays a silent tribute to the victims of the torrential rain in Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo July 11, 2018. — Reuters pic. TOKYO, July 12 — Torrential rains unleashed floods and set off landslides in western Japan last week,....

Japan Hit by Worst Weather Disaster: Why Did so Many Die? The recent rainfall was unprecedented and disaster experts said torrential rains are becoming more frequent. Read More »

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 02:26:00 +0200news-yahoo-in (en)

Torrential rains unleashed floods and set off landslides in western Japan in the second week of July, killing at least 176 people, forcing millions to evacuate and leaving dozens missing in the country’s worst weather disaster in 36 years. Below are some reasons for the high death toll. Extreme Weather.

Japón: una yegua se salvó de la inundación subiéndose a un techo

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 00:10:00 +0200eldia-AR (es)

Leaf, una yegua miatura refugiada en un techo de tejas para salvarse de las inundaciones, conmueve a Japón, azotado desde hace varios días por lluvias torrenciales que dejaron más de 179 muertos. Mascota de una residencia de ancianos de la ciudad de Kurashiki (oeste), Leaf, una bella alazana de....

Taiwan News Quick Take

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 18:56:00 +0200taipeitimes (en)

DIPLOMACY. Abe thanks Tsai for support. Japan ese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday expressed on Twitter his gratitude for the sympathy and support extended by Taiwanese and President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) in the wake of heavy rain, flooding and landslides that killed at least 151 people in Japan.

Sara to Japan: We commiserate

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 18:24:00 +0200tribuneonline (en)

The Davao City government has offered sympathy, condolences and moral support to the people of Japan affected by the flooding and landslide caused by heavy rainfall last Sunday. In a letter to the Japanese ambassador to the Philippines Koji Haneda, Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio expressed optimism that....

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