Five years on, Japan pays tribute to the almost 19,000 victims of the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster.
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
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
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'.
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
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
Eleven years ago, the small fishing village of Baan Nam Khem lost more than half its population when the devastating Boxing Day tsunami struck
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.
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 building a series of controversial concrete walls along parts of its northern coastline to protect against tsunamis. Nearly 400 kilometres
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
Memorial services have been held around the Indian Ocean to remember the victims on the 10th anniversary of the 2004 Asian tsunami.
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.
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
It was the most destructive tsunami in history, killing tens of thousands of people in 11 countries and leaving millions homeless. Now, a decade
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
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.
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
The ocean can be ruthless and unpredictable. Tsunamis strike without warning, taking thousands of lives. How can we spot an approaching wave in time
Footballers from Japanese side Sanfrecce Hiroshima celebrated a goal with a touching tribute to victims of the 2011 tsunami.
The players, with the
Tepco, the operator of the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant has installed two cameras that allow people to watch live via Internet the ongoing
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1- Do movies over sensationalise disasters?
2-Will recent disasters inspire new
These are the questions you asked Patrick Savidan:
1- Do disasters affect poor countries more than rich countries?
2- Is it inevitable that
These are some of the questions you asked Valérie November:
1- Do risk management programmes reduce the impact of disasters?
2- Do we need to adopt
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1- Was the H1N1 pandemic invented by pharmaceutical lobbies?
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