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Japan : Earthquake : 2004/10/23
GLIDE: EQ-2004-000114-JPN  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2004/10/23
Country
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District
Japan
Name Earthquake
Outline A series of strong earthquakes (the first quake: M6.8, D13km) hit the Chuetsu region of Nigata Prefecture and caused major damages in the prefecture. 46 people were dead.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Cabinet Office, White Paper on Disaster Management (2005) 2005/06/01
Death: 46
Missing: 0
Injured: 4,801
Collapsed houses:
2,827 total collapse
12,746 half collapse
101,509 partial damage
Evacuation order or advisory to 64,894 people and the total of 103,178 people evacuated.
Disaster Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency, the Government of Japan (as of December 20)
Dead: 40;
injured: 4,510;
in shelter: 42.
Houses destroyed: 2,774;
houses partially destroyed: 9,933;
houses damaged: 87,441.

Disaster Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency, the Government of Japan (as of December 16)
Dead: 40;
injured: 4,496;
in shelter: 1,424.
Houses destroyed: 2,770;
houses partially destroyed: 9,889;
houses damaged: 86,703.

Disaster Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency, the Government of Japan (as of December 8)
Dead: 40;
injured: 3,000;
in shelter: 2,906.
Houses destroyed: 2,728;
houses partially destroyed: 9,402;
houses damaged: 83,031.

Disaster Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency, the Government of Japan (as of December 3)
Dead: 40;
injured: 2,999;
in shelter: 4,654.
Houses destroyed: 2,632;
houses partially destroyed: 8,741;
houses damaged: 79,321.

Disaster Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency, the Government of Japan (as of November 24)
Dead: 40;
injured: 2,869;
in shelter: 6,366.
Houses destroyed: 2,028;
houses partially destroyed: 4,430;
houses damaged: 42,429.

Disaster Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency, the Government of Japan (as of November 17)
Dead: 40;
injured: 2,867;
in shelter: 10,663.
Houses destroyed: 2,028;
houses partially destroyed: 4,430;
houses damaged: 42,429.

Disaster Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency, the Government of Japan (as of November 15)
Dead: 40;
injured: 2,865;
in shelter: 11,188.
Houses destroyed: 1,263;
houses partially destroyed: 2,642;
houses damaged: 20,263.

Disaster Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency, the Government of Japan (as of November 5)
Dead: 39;
injured: 2,454.
Houses destroyed: 392;
houses partially destroyed: 843;
houses damaged: 9,252.

Disaster Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency, the Government of Japan (as of October 31)
Dead: 36;
injured: 2,420.
Houses destroyed: 326;
houses partially destroyed: 533;
houses damaged: 6,985.

Disaster Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency, the Government of Japan (as of October 29)
Dead: 34;
injured: 2,221.
Houses destroyed: 293;
houses partially destroyed: 398;
houses damaged: 5,973.

Disaster Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency, the Government of Japan (as of October 27)
Dead: 31;
missing: 0;
injured: 1,771.
Houses destroyed: 227;
houses partially destroyed: 364;
houses damaged: 5,432.

Disaster Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency, the Government of Japan (as of October 26)
Dead: 27;
missing: 3;
injured: 1,306.
Houses destroyed: 395;
houses partially destroyed: 435;
houses damaged: 3,521.

Disaster Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency, the Government of Japan (as of October 25)
Dead: 23;
missing: 0;
injured: 1,239.
Houses destroyed: 203;
houses partially destroyed: 299;
houses damaged: 2,563.

Disaster Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency, the Government of Japan (as of October 24)
Dead: 15;
missing: 2;
injured: 430.
Houses destroyed: 23;
houses damaged: 23.

Disaster Report by Fire and Disaster Management Agency, the Government of Japan (as of October 23)
Death: 2 people;
Injured: 82 people



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  • International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
    While the 750-bed Nagaoka Red Cross hospital in Niigata opened its doors for the injured, Red Cross hospital disaster relief teams were deployed by Tokyo, Saitama, Toyama, Niigata, Tochigi and Gunma chapters, and by the Japanese Red Cross Medical Centre at national headquarters.
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