Norwegian Refugee Council/Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (NRC/IDMC), Japan: Heavy rains and landslide risk prevent hundreds from returning home , 25 July 2012, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/501153462.html [accessed 13 December 2013]
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Some 400,000 people have been displaced by flooding and rain-triggered landslides on Kyushu island in southwest Japan. Though most have returned to their homes, hundreds remain unable to return due tothe elevated risk of land slides as heavy rains continue.
According to local officials, reconstruction has been repeatedly delayed by the continuing rain.