Disaster Reconstruction

Sharing Values of Food Self-Sufficiency to Answer Unfavorable Rumors

September 14, 2016

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Sharing Values of Food Self-Sufficiency to Answer Unfavorable Rumors

The JKSK Yui-Yui project, an initiative to support people in Japan affected by...
 
Fukushima Renewable Future Fund Established to Build Brighter Future

July 27, 2016

Renewable Energy

 

Fukushima Renewable Future Fund Established to Build Brighter Future

The Fukushima Renewable Future Fund was established on February 4, 2016, to ser...
 
Agricultural Products as Another Pillar

July 23, 2016

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Agricultural Products as Another Pillar

Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary) is a weekly article that appea...
 
Tohoku and the World: 5 Years Since The Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

June 30, 2016

Newsletter

 

Tohoku and the World: 5 Years Since The Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

Starting in August 2015, JFS has been organizing meetup events to discuss sust...
 
Tree Planting Initiative in Disaster-Affected Town

June 27, 2016

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Tree Planting Initiative in Disaster-Affected Town

On March 6, 2016, nearly five years after the Great East Japan Earthquake, the...
 
Organic Itabashi Cotton Makes Full Circle Back to Hirono Town as Part of Disaster Reconstruction Efforts

June 16, 2016

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Organic Itabashi Cotton Makes Full Circle Back to Hirono Town as Part of Disaster Reconstruction Efforts

The Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary) is an article series in t...
 
Five Years since Fukushima Nuclear Accident - Conveying Sympathy

May 28, 2016

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Five Years since Fukushima Nuclear Accident - Conveying Sympathy

Five years have passed since the Great East Japan Earthquake hit Japan. A camp...
 
'Community Car Sharing' Supports the Bond of Mutual Aid

April 28, 2016

Newsletter

 

'Community Car Sharing' Supports the Bond of Mutual Aid

Even before the disaster, Japan's Tohoku (northeastern) region had many areas ...
 
Message from Women in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, Hit by the Great East Japan Earthquake

April 14, 2016

Newsletter

 

Message from Women in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, Hit by the Great East Japan Earthquake

Five years have passed since the Great East Japan Earthquake. What thoughts do...
 
Tour Company Provides Immersive Learning Experience in Disaster-hit Areas

April 11, 2016

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Tour Company Provides Immersive Learning Experience in Disaster-hit Areas

Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary) is a weekly article published...
 
Report from Fukushima: Five Years after the Great East Japan Earthquake

March 31, 2016

Newsletter

 

Report from Fukushima: Five Years after the Great East Japan Earthquake

On March 11, 2011, the Great East Japan Earthquake caused massive devastation ...
 
Escape Road Construction Petition Submitted to Diet

March 10, 2016

Disaster Prevention / Reduction

 

Escape Road Construction Petition Submitted to Diet

Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary) is a weekly article that appe...
 
Tree Planting Initiatives to Develop Disaster Prevention Green Spaces

February 3, 2016

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Tree Planting Initiatives to Develop Disaster Prevention Green Spaces

The JKSK Yui-Yui project, an initiative to support people in Japan affected by...
 
Support Systems Needed for Infant and Expectant Mothers in Times of Disaster

January 1, 2016

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Support Systems Needed for Infant and Expectant Mothers in Times of Disaster

Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary) is a weekly article that appe...
 
Delivery of Magazines Together with Food Ingredients Increasing in Japan

December 21, 2015

Newsletter

 

Delivery of Magazines Together with Food Ingredients Increasing in Japan

The Tohoku Taberu Tsushin (Eating Tohoku Magazine) initiative, which we introd...
 
Japanese Mothers Want to Help Others by Telling their Disaster Experiences

December 9, 2015

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Japanese Mothers Want to Help Others by Telling their Disaster Experiences

Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary), a weekly feature in the Toky...
 
Giving Disaster Victims a Shoulder to Cry on

October 28, 2015

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Giving Disaster Victims a Shoulder to Cry on

The JKSK Yui-Yui project, an initiative to support people in Japan affected by...
 
Citizen Group in Disaster Area Publishes Booklet to Provide Basic Information on Radiation

October 24, 2015

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Citizen Group in Disaster Area Publishes Booklet to Provide Basic Information on Radiation

The Veteranmamas Group, a citizen group in Minamisoma City, Fukushima Prefectur...
 
Presentation by Japanese High School Student Garners Public Response

September 18, 2015

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Presentation by Japanese High School Student Garners Public Response

Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary), a weekly feature in the Toky...
 
Hirono Wai-Wai Project to Accelerate Recovery of Disaster-Stricken Areas

September 11, 2015

Newsletter

 

Hirono Wai-Wai Project to Accelerate Recovery of Disaster-Stricken Areas

The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, which suffered an accident follow...
 
Japanese Non-Profit Opens Cafe in Fukushima to Support Parents Raising Children

August 26, 2015

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Japanese Non-Profit Opens Cafe in Fukushima to Support Parents Raising Children

Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary) is a weekly article which app...
 
Efforts of Women to Revitalize Disaster-Hit Tohoku Region Introduced to the World

August 9, 2015

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Efforts of Women to Revitalize Disaster-Hit Tohoku Region Introduced to the World

Megumi Hikichi, a representative of WATALIS, an incorporated association that d...
 
Reconstruction of Communities in Fukushima to Reflect Japan's Future

July 25, 2015

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Reconstruction of Communities in Fukushima to Reflect Japan's Future

A weekly column called "Tohoku Reconstruction Diary" (Tohoku Fukko Nikki in Ja...
 
Fukushima Solar and Agriculture Experience Association to Foster Next Generation of Reconstruction Leaders

June 25, 2015

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Fukushima Solar and Agriculture Experience Association to Foster Next Generation of Reconstruction Leaders

The Fukushima Solar and Agriculture Experience Association won an award for uti...
 
'I'm Doing What I Can': Citizen Actions for Reconstruction

June 14, 2015

Disaster Reconstruction

 

'I'm Doing What I Can': Citizen Actions for Reconstruction

Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary), a weekly article in the Toky...
 
Simulated Experience of Managing an Evacuation Center

May 16, 2015

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Simulated Experience of Managing an Evacuation Center

The JKSK Yui-Yui Project, an initiative to support people in Japan who were af...
 
Giant Coastal Levees-- Let's Talk

May 10, 2015

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Giant Coastal Levees-- Let's Talk

Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary) is a weekly article which appe...
 
Fukushima Cotton's Appeal

April 5, 2015

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Fukushima Cotton's Appeal

Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary) is a weekly article which app...
 
Non-profit Group Providing Emotional Support to 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake Survivors

March 6, 2015

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Non-profit Group Providing Emotional Support to 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake Survivors

Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary) is a weekly article published...
 
What High School Students Can Do

February 4, 2015

Disaster Reconstruction

 

What High School Students Can Do

Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary) is a weekly article in an eas...
 
Ajinomoto Group Opens New Base for

January 26, 2015

Corporate

 

Ajinomoto Group Opens New Base for "Fureai Red Apron Project" in Iwaki City

The Ajinomoto Group, a major Japanese manufacturer of food and beverage product...
 
Cosmo Supports Environmental Preservation Activities with Eco Card Fund

January 19, 2015

Corporate

 

Cosmo Supports Environmental Preservation Activities with Eco Card Fund

In order to preserve the precious global environment for future generations, Co...
 
Residents Work Together to Restore Coastal Pine Groves Damaged by Disasters

December 12, 2014

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Residents Work Together to Restore Coastal Pine Groves Damaged by Disasters

Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary) is a weekly article in an eas...
 
Disaster Prevention from Women's Perspectives

November 13, 2014

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Disaster Prevention from Women's Perspectives

The JKSK Yui-Yui project, an initiative to support the victims of the 2011 Gre...
 
What We Must Do before the Tokyo Olympics

October 19, 2014

Disaster Reconstruction

 

What We Must Do before the Tokyo Olympics

Through the Yui-Yui Project, an initiative to support victims of the 2011 Great...
 
Disaster-Hit Town Renovates Closed School into Sustainability Learning Center

August 20, 2014

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Disaster-Hit Town Renovates Closed School into Sustainability Learning Center

The "Ogatsu School Restoration Project" has been promoted since April in 2013 b...
 
Starting from Tohoku: Tohoku Kaikon Aims to Reform Primary Industry through Information Sharing and Communication

May 13, 2014

Newsletter

 

Starting from Tohoku: Tohoku Kaikon Aims to Reform Primary Industry through Information Sharing and Communication

Tohoku Kaikon Changing Society Through Food Issues About 100,000 people have b...
 
First Generation of Fukushima Reconstruction Leaders Trained

April 26, 2014

Disaster Reconstruction

 

First Generation of Fukushima Reconstruction Leaders Trained

The final presentation of the students of the Fukushima Reconstruction Juku (Ja...
 
Higashimatsushima Strives for Creative Future

April 6, 2014

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Higashimatsushima Strives for Creative Future

Higashimatsushima City in Miyagi Prefecture is striving to rebuild after suffer...
 
Expressing Gratitude by Presenting Gifts in

April 1, 2014

Newsletter

 

Expressing Gratitude by Presenting Gifts in "Fuguro" Bags

About 35,000 persons used to live in Watari Town, located about 26 kilometers ...
 
Personnel Placement Support Project Launched to Assist Tohoku Reconstruction

February 17, 2014

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Personnel Placement Support Project Launched to Assist Tohoku Reconstruction

The Japanese Reconstruction Agency on October 4, 2013, launched "Work for Tohok...
 
Japan's Reconstruction Agency Selects 66 Initiatives as Models for a New Tohoku Region

February 3, 2014

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Japan's Reconstruction Agency Selects 66 Initiatives as Models for a New Tohoku Region

The Reconstruction Agency announced on October 4, 2013, the results of its con...
 
Japanese NPO Provides Study Space for Children from Low-Income Households and Temporary Housing

January 23, 2014

Education

 

Japanese NPO Provides Study Space for Children from Low-Income Households and Temporary Housing

Asuiku, a non-profit organization based in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, has been ...
 
New Reconstruction Business Base Opens in Tsunami-damaged City of Natori, Miyagi Prefecture

January 20, 2014

Disaster Reconstruction

 

New Reconstruction Business Base Opens in Tsunami-damaged City of Natori, Miyagi Prefecture

A retail business facility named "Roku Farm Atalata" opened September 29, 2013,...
 
AIST Established New Institute in Fukushima Prefecture to Achieve Prompt and Large-Capacity Installation of Renewable Energy

December 16, 2013

Renewable Energy

 

AIST Established New Institute in Fukushima Prefecture to Achieve Prompt and Large-Capacity Installation of Renewable Energy

The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) ann...
 
Japan's Fisheries Agency Says 35% of Fishing Areas Damaged by 2011 Earthquake Disaster, Rest are Fine

December 12, 2013

Ecosystems / Biodiversity

 

Japan's Fisheries Agency Says 35% of Fishing Areas Damaged by 2011 Earthquake Disaster, Rest are Fine

The Japanese Fisheries Agency part of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and...
 
Monthly Magazine Launched in Japan to Strengthen Consumers' Bond with Food Producers in Earthquake-hit Region

December 9, 2013

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Monthly Magazine Launched in Japan to Strengthen Consumers' Bond with Food Producers in Earthquake-hit Region

The Japanese non-profit organization "Tohoku Kaikon" -- literally translated as...
 
Online Store Showcases Products Made Locally in Disaster-Stricken Area to Boost Local Economy, Maintain Connections Nationwide

November 30, 2013

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Online Store Showcases Products Made Locally in Disaster-Stricken Area to Boost Local Economy, Maintain Connections Nationwide

On December 14, 2011, people aiming to help boost commerce in the area hit by t...
 
Fujitsu Testing One of the Largest Low-Potassium Vegetable Factories in Japan

November 17, 2013

Food

 

Fujitsu Testing One of the Largest Low-Potassium Vegetable Factories in Japan

Copyright  Fujitsu Group announced that from July 2013 to March 2014, it would ...
 
Violins Made from Pine Trees Damaged in Japan's 2011 Earthquake Disaster Tell Stories to Future Generations through Music

October 25, 2013

Disaster Reconstruction

 

Violins Made from Pine Trees Damaged in Japan's 2011 Earthquake Disaster Tell Stories to Future Generations through Music

Muneyuki Nakazawa, a veteran violin craftsman and restorer, and supporters l...
 
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