The series of massive earthquakes started rattling wide parts of Kumamoto and Oita Prefectures on 14 April 2016 and have killed 49 people, wounded about 1,100 people, and left 1 person unaccounted for, as of 26 April. As for damages to residential buildings, 1,553 of them have reportedly been destroyed, 1,460 buildings are half-destroyed and, 2457 buildings are partially damaged.
"The 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake Report on Damages to the Cultural Properties and Recommendation for their Restration and Rehabilitation" has been issued.
12/01/2017 "The Kumamoto Earthquake: Report on the Damage to the Cultural Heritage"
"The Kumamoto Earthquake: Report on the Damage to the Cultural Heritage" has been issued.
10/03/2016 Request addressed to the Kumamoto City MayorThe series of The series of The series of , for the utilizations of Kumamoto Hanabatacho City Hall annexed spaces
Request addressed to the Kumamoto City Mayor, for the utilizations of Kumamoto Hanabatacho City Hall annexed spaces.
07/15/2016 Opening of the Forum on the integrity of Historical Buildings and the damages caused by the Kumamoto Earthquake
The ICOMOS Japan National Committee will hold the 2016 Forum on the integrity of Historical Buildings and the damages caused by the Kumamoto Earthquake. Applications are welcomed.
06/11/2016 Opening of the Kumamoto Earthquake Damages Report Meeting
In occasion with the opening of the information meeting on the researches of the damages caused by the earthquake, we distributed the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake Japan ICOMOS Research Report, to inform about the damages, the conditions of the National Cultural Properties and the perspective of their restoration.
05/12/2016 Urgent Appeal
An Urgent Appeal for Protection of the Cultural Properties damaged by the Kumamoto Earthquakes.
04/28/2016 Flash Report from the ICOMOS Japan Head of the Secretariat Kazuyuki YANO
A flash report on the Kumamoto Earthquake issued by the Head of the Secretariat Kazuyuki YANO