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  • 30 Sep 2018

    We bring you the latest from Indonesia as more than 150 aftershocks have hit the island of Sulawesi, following the tsunami and earthquake. Damaged roads and a lack of electricity are hindering rescue efforts as officials fear the death toll – now standing at 836 – will continue to rise.

  • 29 Sep 2018

      First the earthquake, hitting 7.5 on the richter scale, and then the tsunami with waves up to 6 metres high struck the Indonesian coast. The city of Palu on the island of Sulawesi was devastated; homes, businesses and hospitals were flattened. Hundreds have been confirmed dead with hundreds more reported missing or injured.

  • 11 Mar 2016

    Japan remembers the thousands who were killed in an earthquake and tsunami five years ago that led to the world’s worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl.

  • 26 Dec 2014

    Remembrance ceremonies have been held to commemorate the Boxing Day tsunami which swept across the Indian Ocean in 2004, killing an estimated 230,000 people.

  • 6 Feb 2013

    Six people are feared dead after a tsunami hit a remote area of the Solomon Islands triggering evacuations across the South Pacific.

  • 7 Dec 2012

    A 7.3 magnitude earthquake off the coast of north-eastern Japan shakes buildings as far away as Tokyo but early fears of a tsunami and devastation on the scale of the March 2011 disaster have receded.

  • 27 Aug 2012

    A strong 7.3 earthquake in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of El Salvador generates a potentially destructive tsunami that is threatening Central America and Mexico, US authorities say.

  • 11 Apr 2012

    A tsunami warning for the Indian Ocean, issued after a massive 8.7 magnitude earthquake off the western coast of Indonesia this morning, has been lifted.

  • 11 Mar 2012

    People across Japan have prayed and stood in silence to remember the massive earthquake and tsunami that struck the nation one year ago.

  • 11 Nov 2011

    Channel 4 News Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson returns to Japan’s tsunami-hit towns to witness the world’s largest recycling operation.

  • 8 Nov 2011

    Channel 4 News returns to the tsunami zone to chart Japan’s recovery following the disaster.

  • 8 Nov 2011

    Channel 4 News Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson takes to the seas with Japan’s fishermen whose livelihoods were devastated by the tsunami.

  • 7 Nov 2011

    Eight months on from a devastating tsunami, Channel 4 News returns to Japan. Follow our team’s journey live on our map with the latest photos, and videos as they travel through the disaster areas.

  • 7 Nov 2011

    Channel 4 News Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson returns to the Japanese town of Minamisanriku to find that rebuilding from the ruins of the tsunami is not an option.

  • 6 Nov 2011

    Channel 4 News cameraman Stuart Webb has covered several wars around the world but says the destruction wreaked by the Japanese tsunami is far worse – even eight months after it happened.