Total Area
377835 sq km
127433494 (July 2007)
Disaster Events
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Disaster events
Date Disaster events Type of disaster
2020-09-07 Typhoon Haishen hit Japan Flood,Typhoon
2020-07-06 Huge floods hit Kumamoto of Japan Flood,Landslide
2019-10-25 Chiba and Fukushima flooding Flood,Landslide
2019-10-13 Typhoon Hagibis hit Japan Flood,Storm
2016-08-29 Typhoon Lionrock kills 17 Japan Storm
2016-11-22 Tsunami hits Sendai after M7.4 quake Earthquake
2016-10-21 6.2-magnitude earthquake hits Japan Earthquake
2016-06-24 6 dead, buildings damaged as heavy rain hits western Japan Storm
2016-04-17 Magnitude 7.3 earthquake Hit Kumamoto, Southern of Japan Earthquake
2015-09-09 Severe Flooding Hit Japan Flood
2015-06-11 Torrential Rain Triggered Landslides and Flooding in Southwestern Japan Flood,Landslide
2015-05-30 Magnitude 8.5 Earthquake Hit the East Coast of Japan (1) Earthquake
2014-12-05 Heavy Snowfall in Japan Extreme Temperature
2014-11-23 Magnitude 6.7 Earthquake Hit in Hakuba, Nagano Prefecture Earthquake
2014-08-20 Japanese Landslides Struck Hiroshima Prefecture Landslide
2014-07-08 Severe Typhoon Neoguri Hit Japan Storm
2014-02-08 Severe Snowfall Hit Japan Extreme Temperature
2013-10-16 Typhoon Wipha Hit Hard over Izu Oshima Island Storm
2012-09-16 Strong Typhoon Sanba Passed over Okinawa Storm
2012-07-16 Fatal Rainfall Battered Southern Japan Flood
2011-09-21 7 Dead in Japan as Roke Downgraded to Tropical Storm Storm
2011-09-05 Death Toll Rose as Typhoon Talas Slammed Western Japan Flood,Landslide,Storm
2011-07-12 Major Earthquake Struck off the Northeastern Coast of Japan Earthquake
2011-06-23 A 6.7 Temblor Shook Northern Japan Earthquake
2011-05-25 Typhoon Songda Caused Floods along the Coast of Northeast Japan Storm
2011-03-18 Nuclear Crisis in Japan Earthquake
2011-03-23 Another Quake Shook Northeast Japan Earthquake
2011-02-16 Powerful Snow Struck Japan Extreme Temperature
2011-03-11 An 8.9-magnitude Earthquake in Japan Earthquake
2010-05-30 Magnitude 8.5 earthquake hit the east coast of Japan Earthquake
2010-05-30 Magnitude 8.5 Earthquake Hit the East Coast of Japan (2015/05) Earthquake
2018-01-22 Volcanic Eruption in central Japan Volcanic Activity
2018-04-09 Strong earthquake rattles Shimane Prefecture in western Japan Earthquake
2018-04-11 Kyushu landslide Landslide
2018-06-18 Japan quake: Strong tremor shakes Osaka Earthquake
2018-07-05 Landslide, flood warnings as heavy rain lashes wide area of Japan Flood,Landslide
2018-09-04 Typhoon Jebi batters Japan Typhoon
2018-09-05 6.7 Magnitude Quake Strikes Hokkaido, Japan Earthquake
2018-09-30 Typhoon Trami hit Japan Typhoon
2019-02-21 Magnitude 5.8 quake in Hokkaido Earthquake
2019-07-03 Floods in southern Japan Flood
2019-10-13 Typhoon Hagibis triggered floods and landslides in Japan Flood,Landslide,Typhoon
2021-07-06 Deadly mudslide in central Japan Landslide
2021-08-15 Torrential rains hit southwest Japan Flood,Landslide
2022-09-24 Tropical Storm “Talas” drops heavy rain over Japan Landslide,Storm,Typhoon
2022-09-24 Tropical Storm “Talas” drops heavy rain over Japan (1) Flood,Storm,Typhoon
Disaster reports
Occurred Disaster reports Type of disaster
2017-02-18 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake Earthquake
2016-02-20 2015 Eastern Japan Floods Flood
2014-08-11 2011 East Japan Earthquake Earthquake
2014-02-17 1995 Kobe Earthquake Earthquake

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Mr Yasuhiro Sugata
Deputy Director
APEC Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Mr Takane Kazumasa
Deputy Director
APEC Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Mr Akira Suzuki
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Mr Shinichiro Oe
Deputy Director
International Office for Disaster Management, Cabinet Office, Government of Japan
Mr Hiomu Inoue
Cabinet Office