Countermeasures must be updated to reflect new discoveries, including the risks of an unknown megathrust earthquake in Kanto that could trigger a giant tsunami.
100 years after the Great Kanto Earthquake, we must draw lessons not just from that one disaster but from the "Major Earthquakes of the Showa Era."
One month after the devastating earthquake, Syria is not getting as much help as Turkey. A civil war makes it unreachable by international aid organizations.
News footage from the earthquake disaster sites shows it is private organizations that are playing a prominent role in the rescue and recovery efforts.
The damage caused by the earthquake in Turkey continues to spread. In a race against time, nations must unite to save as many lives as possible.
The risk of a complex disaster, as what happened 100 years ago in the Great Kanto Earthquake, is extremely high in Japan today.
The earthquake paralyzed the city. In the aftermath, it is estimated that 70% of those rescued from the ruins were saved by family members or neighbors.
The entire Japanese archipelago is undergoing a distinctly active seismic phase — and not just the Noto Peninsula where the recent earthquake swarm continues.
The brunt of the powerful shaking hit the same area affected by the March 2011 Great North East Japan Earthquake, leading to power outages and disruptions...
Listen in as Galileo reconnects with former Fukushima JET Programme colleagues to talk about some of their experiences during the Great East Japan Earthquake.
Anniversaries of disasters are important days for us to face the memories that had been sealed away, so that life-saving lessons will continue to be remembered.
The full length of the Japanese archipelago is now in a phase of active seismic activity, elevating the need for emergency planning — now, not later.