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Japan: After the Tsunami By Stephen Platt
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We went from the UK, as part of an Earthquake Engineering Field Investigation (EEFIT) mission, to study recovery after the 2011 Tohoku tsunami. This was a major disaster for Japan. For the country... More > most prepared for earthquakes this was a shocking event that will take years and trillions of dollars to repair. Fifteen months after the disaster, when we made our field trip, recovery was already underway. New embankments were being constructed along the coast of the Sendai plain in Miyage Province and debris had been collected into huge sorted piles. But further north, in Iwate Province a debate was raging between the safety conscious who wanted to construct high embankments and those who wanted to maintain their intimate contact with the shore and sea. I went to Kobe and Kyoto to visit engineers in earthquake institutes. I went site seeing and was beguiled by Japanese architecture and landscape.< Less
Japan: After the Tsunami By Stephen Platt
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We went Japan to study recovery after the 2011 Tohoku tsunami. This was a major disaster for Japan. For the country most prepared for earthquakes this was a shocking event that will take years and... More > trillions of dollars to repair. Fifteen months after the disaster, when we made our field trip, recovery was already underway. New embankments were being constructed along the coast of the Sendai plain in Miyage Province and debris had been collected into huge sorted piles. But further north, in Iwate Province a debate was raging between the safety conscious who wanted to construct high embankments and those who wanted to maintain their intimate contact with the shore and sea. I went to Kobe and Kyoto to visit engineers in earthquake institutes and I also went site seeing and was beguiled by Japanese architecture and landscape.< Less
The Great East Japan Earthquake Alive By Yoshimitsu Takahashi
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This is a vivid story of Great East Japan Earthquake. Even after I survived from an earthquake, I was wandering between life and death during my life in an evacuation shelter. I have to protect my... More > own life by myself. I have no idea when tsunami would occur again. If worst, I need to live a primitive mode of life. At such time, you will notice that the happiest thing is to spend your daily life under ordinary circumstances. I am confident that this book is an expression deep from my heart for the future. I wish people could raise their awareness concerning education for disaster prevention and attitude in emergency, at school, company or home.< Less
The Great East Japan Earthquake The Diary of a Disabled Victim By Shinki Gotou
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Three years since the Great East Japan Earthquake, which was a nightmare. This is the diary of a quake survivor who wrote under severe circumstances about the actual situation of the earthquake,... More > activities of the Self-Defense Forces, actions of mass media and the government. It is a unique, devoted, timeless edition describing “How the author felt about the reality of the Great East Japan Earthquake”.< Less
The Great East Japan Earthquake The rainbow beyond tears By Date Rintaou
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I had been feeling, “I am kept alive, given the power to live”, and in gratitude, always strongly urged myself not to be discouraged by my age, illness. But while receiving a nursing... More > care, I encountered the unprecedented great earthquake disaster once in 1,000 years. My house was completely destroyed, and I experienced the living in a shelter and also in a frame house of a volunteer group, where I was deeply impressed by the volunteer organization, which I hope to take root in Japan, the each member’s spirit, unselfishness, passion, and acts. I was naturally absorbed in volunteer’s world. Five hundred thousand volunteers are said to have rushed to the tragic scene of the Great East Japan Earthquake. How greatly they encouraged and cheered up the victims who were lost in their grief. Now I tell the story of the reconstruction, I can’t do without telling their humanity and sense of mission. I drove a pen recalling the fabric of human relationships, including my experiences.< Less
The Great East Japan Earthquake 3.11 By Shibuya Tomomi
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Shaking very hard. Shaking at wherever I go. My body and mind can’t stay calm, but I need to act for the next thing. Unordinary view like some SF film jumps into my eyes, but I still need to... More > think and move. This is what the evacuation is during a catastrophe. How do you protect yourself when you cannot stay calm? Let’s think about the “importance of escaping” together.< Less
A Haiku Album: Impressions of Japan after the Earthquake By David Mayers
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This book contains seventy four haiku poems written during visits to Japan shortly after the Earthquake and Tsunami of 2011. It is written from the perspective of the author's family and friends who... More > live in Japan.< Less
The Great East Japan Earthquake unofficial history of Tohoku University Library By Hinode Hiroshi
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"When 120,000 books fall, the book turns into the weapon! March 11, 2011. The Great East Japan Earthquake. The earthquake-stricken Library. The record on restoration/reconstruction for 1000... More > days.Even if we know the damage situation where many books fell at the library, little do we know what restoration was made.This is the realistic record in which the Tohoku University Library Engineering Library which suffered a great deal of damage carried out restoration and reconstruction.They were working as one, making the best use of inventiveness not to give the same damage in future. "< Less
The Great East Japan Earthquake The life given to me again By Ekuyo Abe
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The East Japan Earthquake brought great sadness and despair to every part of the place where I was born and grew up. My father also became one of the victims. I would like people reading this book to... More > think what ‘to live’ means, and give consideration to what family bonds mean to their life. Although we were victims of the earthquake, our hearts have carried on without change from before the incident. I don't want people to forget there are still so many people who are suffering in various ways despite this. I would like to express my gratitude again to the people I met at that time.< Less
The Great East Japan Earthquake My Grateful Gift to You By Yoko Aizawa
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"""It was tough enough to live in the refuge. And now it's not easy staying upstairs."" The expression of the neighbor lady portrayed both the bliss and hardness of living... More > in her own house. There were a lot of people who spent hard days without any utilities after the Great East Japan Earthquake. However, a few people recognized what it was like. I spread out our case on reflection as an example of an ordinary household; how we had gone through without enough commodities in the bitter winter, how we had scraped up our daily necessities. What are the most important, and yet forgettable things in devastated times? I hope these things that I incorporated in here save people from their suffering in case of emergency. "< Less

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