A ten-metre-tall puppet which is part of Tokyo Olympics' cultural programme arrives in the capital from tsunami-hit Tohoku region. Mocco, an imaginary creature from the land of Japan's northeastern region, set off on the journey in mid-May, and staged a show in a park in downtown Tokyo. But due to Covid-19 measures, no spectators were allowed.
The Japanese town of Taro had sea walls that were supposed to be able to survive almost anything the ocean could offer up, but the 2011 tsunami still brought utter destruction. A decade after the deadly waves unleashed by one of the most powerful earthquakes in recorded history, the lesson learned in many coastal towns was: build higher.
An 8-magnitude quake has struck off the coast of New Zealand, with authorities urging residents near the epicenter to evacuate to higher ground "immediately."
Yuto Naganuma looks silently as the cold sea breeze sweeps over the crumbling walls of the school where his little brother was lost in Japan's devastating 2011 tsunami. Ten years on, Naganuma and others like him form a generation whose young lives were shaped by what is known in Japan as the triple disaster: a powerful earthquake that sparked a terrifying tsunami and the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl.
2 Jan 2019
The devastating tsunami has shattered the lives of thousands of people. More than 400 families have lost members — and in the hospitals, of all places, people have been cashing in on the survivors' suffering.
30 Sep 2018
Aftershocks continued to rock the coastal city of Palu in Indonesia's central Sulawesi province on Saturday (September 29) following Friday's massive earthquake which triggered the tsunami.
29 Sep 2018
Hundreds of people have been killed in Indonesia after a major earthquake and tsunami devastated the island of Sulawesi.
27 Jul 2018
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11 Mar 2017
Japan commemorates March 11 quake and tsunami disaster which triggered the on-going nuclear crisis in Fukushima six years ago.
26 Dec 2016
Officials remove a tsunami for southern parts of coastal Chile after it was issued following a major 7.6 magnitude earthquake that also promoted some evacuations.