Resilience

The global environment is deteriorating. The global financial system is still far from stable. In this world of ever-increasing instability and uncertainty, "resilience" -- the capacity to flexibly recover in any circumstances -- is becoming extremely important. This section is about efforts and initiatives to increase resilience in lifestyle, community, organizations, and society.
 
Mar 12, 2017
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All 725 households in the Yoshijima District (with a population of about 2,500...
 
Feb 5, 2017
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POSSE, a Japanese non-profit organization, was established in 2006 to address l...
 
Jan 29, 2017
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The JKSK Yui-Yui project, an initiative to support people in Japan affected by...
 
 
Takenaka Corp. Testing Urban Flood Risk Reduction Technology Using Planted Spaces
Jan 26, 2017
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Takenaka Corporation, a leading Japanese construction company, announced on Aug...
 
Food Bank Kansai --- Providing Surplus Food to Those in Need
Nov 30, 2016
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In Japan, five to eight million tons of food products are disposed of annually...
 
 
Majority of Japanese Elderly Not Saved Enough for Retirement, More than Double U.S.
Nov 27, 2016
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The Japanese Cabinet Office released the Annual Report on the Aging Society 201...
 
'work with Pride' (wwP) Launches Index to Promote LGBT-inclusive Workplaces in Japan
Oct 10, 2016
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In June 2016, a Japanese nonprofit group called "work with Pride" (wwP) announ...
 
 
Mental Health Care for Survivors Still Needed in 2011 Disaster-Hit Areas
Oct 6, 2016
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Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary), a weekly feature in the Toky...
 
What are the Secrets to a Long, Healthy Life? From Japan's Longest-Lived Prefecture, Nagano
Sep 30, 2016
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Building a society with a healthy lifestyle, where even the elderly can lead a...
 
 
Sharing Values of Food Self-Sufficiency to Answer Unfavorable Rumors
Sep 14, 2016
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The JKSK Yui-Yui project, an initiative to support people in Japan affected by...
 
Tree Planting Initiative in Disaster-Affected Town
Jun 27, 2016
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On March 6, 2016, nearly five years after the Great East Japan Earthquake, the...
 
 
Learning from the Past: Traditional Flood Control Systems in Japan's Kofu Basin
May 11, 2016
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Incidents of heavy rains and floods are increasing around the world as the imp...
 
'Community Car Sharing' Supports the Bond of Mutual Aid
Apr 28, 2016
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Even before the disaster, Japan's Tohoku (northeastern) region had many areas ...
 
 
 

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