Introduction—In union there is strength
“In union there is strength” – is a Japanese adage, which relates to the time after the disaster, where Japan was not alone in this tragedy. More than 100 countries offered help after the disaster.
Tohoku and the aftermath—Moving to the future
When natural disasters occur, municipalities are in charge of rehabilitation and reconstruction. But the earthquake five years ago was at such a tremendous extent that the government decided to establish a new department according to a special law. Reconstruction Agency is to speak about the headquarters of reconstruction activities of the central and local governments.
Thank you to the World!—Contributions from the World received after the March 11th disaster
When the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami struck in March 11th, 2011, countless countries from around the world offered assistance to Japan.
Charity—A story of one kimono
On March 13th, a Kizuna charity concert was performed in Shinjuku, Tokyo, and there, an impressive tapestry made of kimono fabric hung at the venue.
Fukushima—Working to bring Fukushima communities back to life
Five years after the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami, nearly 100,000 residents of Fukushima Prefecture were forced to evacuate from their home town, due to the nuclear crisis at the Fukushima No.1 Power Plant. What is going on in the areas near the power plant?
Who cares?—NGOs challenges in providing aid to post-disaster areas
As we mark 5 years of relief and rehabilitation after the disasters of the Great East Japan Earthquake, its more severely damaging Tsunami and the attending nuclear disaster caused by destruction of the three nuclear reactors in Fukushima, we should review the relief funding that has enabled Japan to reach its current level of recovery.