Overall Orange alert Flood
in Japan

Event summary

This flood can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Updated: this report is based on update number 1: (11 Jul 2018 11:00).

People Killed: 179
People displaced: 11200

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Map of disaster alerts in the past 4 days. Last 24 hours events are highlighted in yellow. Small earthquakes are shown as green boxes. European Union, 2015. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 163 | About casualties: 96 | Last hour: 0

Recent flooding highlights power of social media in a disaster
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 16:36:00 +0200.

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
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Death toll in Japan flood disaster climbs to 209
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 14:01:00 +0200.

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 oth
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Thousands of volunteers arriving in flood-hit areas
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 10:19:00 +0200.

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 v
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Thousands of volunteers arrive to help in flood-hit areas of western J ...
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 09:43:00 +0200.

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
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Analytical products

Daily Maps:

09/Jul/2018 07:36 UTC

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (28), NASA (7), INFORM (1),