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  1. Images will never fade

    Posted Mar 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mabel Sieh Today is a day that all Japanese people- and many around the world- will never forget. On this day 12months ago Japan was hit by a huge magnitude 9.0 earthquake- the biggest ... 'feel' they're still experiencing the earthquake or tsunami and are so frightened they lock themselves in their bathrooms; others 'smell' radiation and have to close all ...

  2. Volunteers reach out to grieving Japanese

    Posted May 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... earthquake and tsunami deal with their grief and fear. 'One woman I counselled seemed very calm at first. But as we were chatting she suddenly broke down. She told me she felt very guilty ... which claimed some 19,000 lives. A 9-magnitude earthquake off the northeastern coast of Japan on March 11 last year triggered a tsunami, followed by a meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear plant. ...

  3. poets' corner

    Posted Mar 17th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Prayers of mine Japan has been shaken: As it was flushed, People got crushed As if they were bugs They need a hand. I will try. Seen some troops Light up the route. Oh Jupiter, my lord, Souls are lost. Take the dead to their gods. Ai Ly Foo, Good Hope School Tsunami The massive earthquake Makes the waters vibrate So they go quick That's how tsunamis are made The tsunami ...

  4. Tsunami victims 'need to hear normal voices'

    Posted Nov 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for non-professionals after the first anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami in March. He said that while the trip would be educational for the volunteers, it would be good for the survivors to chat ...

  5. High praise for trained officials

    Posted Jan 07th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer Disaster management experts have praised the region's officials for their handling of the tsunami catastrophe. Training officer with the Bangkok-based Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre, Steve Banks, believed Thailand's disaster o ...

  6. The rocky road to recovery

    Posted Jun 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... With prayers and ceremonies, people across northern Japan on Saturday marked the three months since the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck large areas of the Pacific coast on March 11. About 15,400 people have been confirmed dead and over 8,000 are still listed as missing, while survivors try to adjust to life without loved ones amid a continuing nuclear radiation ...

  7. How Google Maps helped in aftermath of disaster

    Posted Jun 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Yuk-hang yukhang.ng@scmp.com Many groups from around the world have played a part in rebuilding the Japanese medical system after the devastating earthquake and tsunami in March, ... the earthquake, the association developed a new system to gather information. It will ask all hospitals to estimate their ability to withstand strong earthquakes and tsunamis. The association will use ...

  8. Local women reflect on a mission of mercy

    Posted Jun 06th 2005, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... Winnie Yeung She usually considers her actions very carefully, but it took Nussica Cho Chau-man no time at all to decide she was going to help tsunami victims in Thailand. 'Day one I heard about it and applied for leave, day two we had meetings on th ...

  9. The Tsunami Diaries

    Posted Apr 10th 2005, 12:00am by John Fox

    ... John Fox The Tsunami Diaries by Mark Aldred Off The Edge $116 Hong Kong-based English teacher turned photo-journalist Mark Aldred was holidaying on Phi Phi island in Thailand with his wife when the tsunami struck on Boxing Day last year. He spent the days ...


    Posted Mar 07th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh An art exhibition is being held at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Kowloon to display the creative blessings of children. The Hospital Gallery features the colourful work of a group of children through a previous fund-raising activity for the Asian ...




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