Miyako City hit by 37.9-meter tsunami on March 11
Japanese scientists say that a tsunami nearly 38 meters high hit a coastal city in Iwate Prefecture after the earthquake on March 11th.
University of Tokyo Associate Professor Yoshinobu Tsuji and his team conducted a survey of tsunami damage in the Taro district of Miyako City......
Sunday, April 03, 2011 19:12 +0900 (JST)
Japan-US search mission ends
Japan's Self-Defense Forces and the US military have ended a 3-day operation to find missing people after the March 11th earthquake and tsunami. Authorities say 77 bodies had been recovered as of 4 PM on Sunday. But more than 15,000 people remain missing.....
Sunday, April 03, 2011 20:26 +0900 (JST)
Over 2,000 care home residents evacuated
NHK has learned that more than 2,000 elderly people were evacuated from nursing homes damaged by the March 11th earthquake and tsunami....
Sunday, April 03, 2011 21:12 +0900 (JST)
Okada pledges to submit disaster-relief budgets
The Secretary General of the Democratic Party of Japan says his government will submit the first draft of a supplementary budget to the Diet before the end of this month and another one by June or July to help regions hit by the March 11th earthquake and tsunami....
Sunday, April 03, 2011 21:32 +0900 (JST)
190,000 buildings damaged by March 11 quake
Japan's National Police Agency says more than 190,000 buildings were destroyed or partially damaged by the earthquake and tsunami on March 11th.....
Sunday, April 03, 2011 22:05 +0900 (JST)