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No damage reported after 7.1 quake hits New Zealand

A powerful earthquake on the North Island of New Zealand triggered a low level tsunami warning on Friday morning.

A powerful earthquake on the North Island of New Zealand triggered a low level tsunami warning on Friday morning.

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Last man in Fukushima: Matsumura Naoto

Japan has been marking five years since a massive earthquake and tsunami destroyed towns and triggered the world’s worst nuclear disaster since

Japan has been marking five years since a massive earthquake and tsunami destroyed towns and triggered the world’s worst nuclear disaster since

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Japan remembers tsunami victims

Japan has remembered the nearly 20,000 victims of an earthquake and subsequent tsunami and nuclear crisis. Friday (March 11) marked five years since

Japan has remembered the nearly 20,000 victims of an earthquake and subsequent tsunami and nuclear crisis. Friday (March 11) marked five years since

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Japan: Fukushima wounds still deep, five years on

Japan’s Emperor Akihito led the tributes, five years on from the Fukushima disaster on Friday, but for those who lived through it, the wounds have

Japan’s Emperor Akihito led the tributes, five years on from the Fukushima disaster on Friday, but for those who lived through it, the wounds have

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Judo helping to heal the emotional scars left by 2011 tsunami

On March 11, 2011 Japan was rocked to its core both metaphorically and literally. A 9 magnitude earthquake just 60-odd kilometres off Japan’s east

On March 11, 2011 Japan was rocked to its core both metaphorically and literally. A 9 magnitude earthquake just 60-odd kilometres off Japan’s east

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Before and after: The scars of Japan's tsunami five years on

One of the biggest earthquakes in history shook Japan’s northeast five years ago. It triggered a 10-metre tsunami which smashed into the Fukushima

One of the biggest earthquakes in history shook Japan’s northeast five years ago. It triggered a 10-metre tsunami which smashed into the Fukushima

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Fukushima nuclear disaster site: a suitable tourist destination?

The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear site is not to be an official tour site, despite the wishes of some Japanese to take visitors there for so-called 'dark tourism'.

The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear site is not to be an official tour site, despite the wishes of some Japanese to take visitors there for so-called 'dark tourism'.

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Thailand marks 11th anniversary of tsunami disaster

Friends and relatives gathered at the Baan Nam Khem Tsunami Memorial Park to remember their loved ones. In Thailand, more than 8,000 people were

Friends and relatives gathered at the Baan Nam Khem Tsunami Memorial Park to remember their loved ones. In Thailand, more than 8,000 people were

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Indian Ocean tsunami victims remembered 11 years on

It has been eleven years since a massive earthquake under the Indian Ocean off Sumatra triggered tsunamis that killed tens of thousands in Sri Lanka

It has been eleven years since a massive earthquake under the Indian Ocean off Sumatra triggered tsunamis that killed tens of thousands in Sri Lanka

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Thailand remembers victims of 2004 tsunami

Eleven years ago, the small fishing village of Baan Nam Khem lost more than half its population when the devastating Boxing Day tsunami struck

Eleven years ago, the small fishing village of Baan Nam Khem lost more than half its population when the devastating Boxing Day tsunami struck

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At least five dead as magnitude 8.3 earthquake strikes Chile

At least five people are killed, more than a million evacuated and a tsunami warning in place as a magnitude 8.3 earthquake strikes Chile.

At least five people are killed, more than a million evacuated and a tsunami warning in place as a magnitude 8.3 earthquake strikes Chile.

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Japan: a world leader in disaster prevention

Japan is a world-leader in thwarting the risk of natural disasters. In the first episode of this special edition of Target Japan, we head to Sendai

Japan is a world-leader in thwarting the risk of natural disasters. In the first episode of this special edition of Target Japan, we head to Sendai

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Anger at huge 'anti-tsunami' sea walls in Japan

Japan is building a series of controversial concrete walls along parts of its northern coastline to protect against tsunamis. Nearly 400 kilometres

Japan is building a series of controversial concrete walls along parts of its northern coastline to protect against tsunamis. Nearly 400 kilometres

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Japan remembers victims of Fukushima disaster exactly four years on

Four years to the day since Fukushima, a minute of silence has been observed across Japan to remember the more than 18,000 people dead or missing in

Four years to the day since Fukushima, a minute of silence has been observed across Japan to remember the more than 18,000 people dead or missing in

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Asian tsunami survivors return to disaster scene on 10th anniversary

All around the Indian Ocean, other survivors and relatives of the tsunami victims have been returning to the scene of the disaster to mark the tenth anniversary.

All around the Indian Ocean, other survivors and relatives of the tsunami victims have been returning to the scene of the disaster to mark the tenth anniversary.

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Tsunami-hit countries remember the dead 10 years on

Memorial services are taking place to remember thousands of people who were killed in the Indian Ocean tsunami. Hit by a 10-metre wave, Indonesia’s

Memorial services are taking place to remember thousands of people who were killed in the Indian Ocean tsunami. Hit by a 10-metre wave, Indonesia’s

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Memories of Indian Ocean tsunami haunt survivors

The Indian Ocean quake and tsunami ten years ago caused huge numbers of deaths across coastal villages and towns but also devastated the lives of

The Indian Ocean quake and tsunami ten years ago caused huge numbers of deaths across coastal villages and towns but also devastated the lives of

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A decade since the Indian Ocean tsunami

December the 26th, 2014, marks the 10th anniversary of the Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami that resulted in the deaths of over 230,000 people.

December the 26th, 2014, marks the 10th anniversary of the Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami that resulted in the deaths of over 230,000 people.

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Ten years on: Indonesia remembers the tsunami

Ten years on from the tsunami that swept across the Indian Ocean killing more than 230,000 people, special services have begun in the region to

Ten years on from the tsunami that swept across the Indian Ocean killing more than 230,000 people, special services have begun in the region to

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Indonesia: Tsunami alert cancelled

A local tsunami warning has been cancelled. It was issued after a 7.3 magnitude earthquake was recorded off the Molucca islands in Indonesia. The

A local tsunami warning has been cancelled. It was issued after a 7.3 magnitude earthquake was recorded off the Molucca islands in Indonesia. The

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Tsunami alert

The ocean can be ruthless and unpredictable. Tsunamis strike without warning, taking thousands of lives. How can we spot an approaching wave in time

The ocean can be ruthless and unpredictable. Tsunamis strike without warning, taking thousands of lives. How can we spot an approaching wave in time

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Do you know: can you run away from a tsunami?

Alessandro Annunziato, Head of European Crisis Management Laboratory, JRC: Very big tsunami are very dangerous, because they can create waves and

Alessandro Annunziato, Head of European Crisis Management Laboratory, JRC: Very big tsunami are very dangerous, because they can create waves and

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Tsunami survivor reunited with family after ten years

A 14-year-old Indonesian girl has been reunited with her family ten years after being given up for dead in the 2004 tsunami. Raudhatul Jannah was

A 14-year-old Indonesian girl has been reunited with her family ten years after being given up for dead in the 2004 tsunami. Raudhatul Jannah was

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Nicaragua shaken by second earthquake

Just as residents of Managua were clearing up the damage from an earthquake on Thursday, a second earthquake struck Nicaragua on Friday. Measuring

Just as residents of Managua were clearing up the damage from an earthquake on Thursday, a second earthquake struck Nicaragua on Friday. Measuring

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Chile's Bachelet declares state of emergency

Chile’s President Michelle Bachelet declared a state of emergency in three regions around the quake disaster zone on Wednesday, promising troops and

Chile’s President Michelle Bachelet declared a state of emergency in three regions around the quake disaster zone on Wednesday, promising troops and

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Chile earthquake triggers tsunami alert along Pacific coastline

At least five people are confirmed dead after a major earthquake of magnitude 8.2 struck off Chile’s north west coast triggering a Tsunami alert for

At least five people are confirmed dead after a major earthquake of magnitude 8.2 struck off Chile’s north west coast triggering a Tsunami alert for

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Watch: Japanese footballers in touching tribute to tsunami victims

Footballers from Japanese side Sanfrecce Hiroshima celebrated a goal with a touching tribute to victims of the 2011 tsunami. The players, with the

Footballers from Japanese side Sanfrecce Hiroshima celebrated a goal with a touching tribute to victims of the 2011 tsunami. The players, with the