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The relative safety of large buildings during massive earthquakes

How many people during the Tohoku 3/11 earthquake actually died from the earthquake itself, and not the tsunami? Also subtract elderly heart attacks, people being fatally crushed under bookshelves/the like, and the collapse of rickety old traditional houses that would have been knocked out during a smaller quake too. [more inside]
posted by GoingToShopping on Aug 7, 2013 - 4 answers

Can debris for the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami be used to create new land?

Could rubble and debris from the Great Eastern Japan earthquake be 'reclaimed' to make useable land? [more inside]
posted by sconbie on May 15, 2012 - 7 answers

Tsunami Videos

Has anyone put together a collection of videos from the recent tsunami in Japan? I am sure there are new ones surfacing as time goes on. I may be morbid but the videos are fascinating. I'd like to find a webpage that is keeping a current list of what is appearing.
posted by zzazazz on Apr 7, 2011 - 4 answers

Post-quake survival: pet edition

DisasterFilter - What steps can I take to ensure my pets survival in the case where a disaster strikes and I can't get home? [more inside]
posted by MShades on Apr 2, 2011 - 7 answers

PVO/NGO volunteer opportunities in relief effort in Japan?

What are some PVO/NGO that will enable me to volunteer in the relief effort in Japan? (I am willing to pay for my own air fare/accommodations/etc). Also, in terms of training, what are some programs or certifications that will help train/prepare me for going overseas?
posted by meta.mark on Mar 20, 2011 - 5 answers

Which charities are providing support in Japan?

Where should I donate money to most effectively support people affected by the earthquake in Japan? And logistically, how can my organization collect money from its members that can be donated to this cause? [more inside]
posted by teem on Mar 11, 2011 - 10 answers

How bad will Los Angeles be hit by a nuclear accident in Japan?

What happens if that nuclear power plant in Japan turns into the next Chernobyl? [more inside]
posted by PostIronyIsNotaMyth on Mar 11, 2011 - 17 answers

Travel to Japan - feasible or foolish?

Is it foolish, or even feasible, to go ahead with vacation travel plans to Japan, in light of the earthquake? [more inside]
posted by Pantengliopoli on Mar 11, 2011 - 22 answers

Help me find news links for sendai

Trying to find sites with details on the current situation in Sendai (specifically) [more inside]
posted by yeolcoatl on Mar 11, 2011 - 8 answers

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