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Coping with Crisis - Newsletter No. 2, 2005

Helping India’s tsunami affected population By Dr. Gauthamadas, director, The Academy for Disaster Management, Education Planning and Training On Sunday 26 December 2004 the Asia-Pacific undersea...

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Aftershock hits Japan, Germany provides aid to earthquake victims

Tokyo (dpa) - An 5.2-magnitude aftershock from last month's devastating earthquakes that hit Japan's Niigata province struck the region on Thursday, injuring one person, news reports said. Officials...

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Death toll from north Japan quakes rises to 35

TOKYO, Oct 28, 2004 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The total death toll from last Saturday's earthquakes in north Japan's Niigata Prefecture reached 35 on Thursday, Kyodo News reported. With Niigata entering...

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Emergency relief aid for earthquake victims in Japan

On October 27, the Government of the Republic of Korea has decided to provide emergency relief aid to the Japanese government to support relief efforts in the Niigata Prefecture, which suffers from...

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Fear reigns as aftershocks shake Japan

by John Sparrow Another powerful earthquake - measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale - hit northern Japan today and a disaster that has now claimed 31 lives continued to spread terror. People screamed in...

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Peace Winds Japan responds to deadly Japan earthquake

Mercy Corps' global partner Peace Winds Japan is responding to the deadliest earthquake to hit Japan in nearly a decade. The 6.8 magnitude quake struck on the evening of October 23 in rural Niigata...

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Double disasters strike Japan

Written by Bonnie Gillespie , Staff Writer and Photographer, RedCross.org Tuesday, October 26, 2004 - After a devastating typhoon pummeled the Pacific nation last week, northern Japan has been rocked...

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Death toll from Japan quakes at 27, more than 100,000 evacuated

Tokyo (dpa) - The number of dead from Saturday's powerful earthquakes that hit northwestern Japan has risen to 27, after a 91-year-old man died of heard failure late Monday as a result of trauma from...

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Japanese government plans fresh help for quake-affected areas

TOKYO, Oct 26, 2004 (Xinhua via COMTEX) - Japanese government set out Tuesday fresh steps, including a revision to a disaster relief law, to help survivors hit by a series of deadly earthquakes in...

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Natural disasters: Rich countries also pay their toll

UNISDR/2004/08 "The tragic series of natural hazards that has recently hit Japan reminds us that all countries, rich or poor, are subject to increasing threats from social vulnerability and natural...

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M6.6 Honshu, Japan Earthquake of 23 October 2004

DISCUSSION The islands of Japan lie on a ring of seismically active plate boundaries that surround the Pacific Ocean known as the Ring of Fire. Earthquakes throughout Japan are caused by the relative...

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Fear of further tremors grips shaken Japan

by John Sparrow As darkness fell over northern Japan on Monday and thousands of survivors of a string of earthquakes prepared to spend a third night in emergency shelters, or in the open air, fear of...

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Japan: Niigata Earthquakes - Information Bulletin n° 1

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilising the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organisation and its millions of volunteers are...

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