Many are believed to be trapped under collapsed buildings.
The explosion was so big that people in Sapporo thought it was an earthquake.
It's the word "still" that makes it poignant.
Luke Cody explains how he manages fear and stays alive.
"Obviously, real wood would be better. But that's better than nothing," an expert in disaster preparedness told me.
FEMA is delivering aid, and Trump has promised to visit. But as you might expect, the president is making a horrible situation worse with bizarre, defensive statements.
This is what it's like to be at the center of one of the worst rainstorms in US history.
The country is struggling through war, famine, and cholera.
"The crowd was deathly silent, broken only by the occasional 'oh my god.'"
“Preppers” aren’t just old dudes building bunkers anymore. As the practice goes mainstream, more are young, urban, liberal, and/or on YouTube.
The fires in the Port Hills now stretch for kilometres around the city.
In an election where people are talking about disaster, are our local preppers feeling pleasantly organised? And if things go to shit, will we be safe in Australia?