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.
 
Nov 30, 2016
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In Japan, five to eight million tons of food products are disposed of annually...
 
Nov 27, 2016
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The Japanese Cabinet Office released the Annual Report on the Aging Society 201...
 
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 ...
 
 
Escape Road Construction Petition Submitted to Diet
Mar 10, 2016
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Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary) is a weekly article that appe...
 
Tree Planting Initiatives to Develop Disaster Prevention Green Spaces
Feb 3, 2016
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The JKSK Yui-Yui project, an initiative to support people in Japan affected by...
 
 
Association Launches First Japan Resilience Award
Sep 6, 2015
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The Association for Resilience Japan held its first Japan Resilience Award cer...
 
LIXIL and Tohoku University Unveil Toilet Lighting System That Works Even in Blackouts
Aug 17, 2015
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Since July 2014, LIXIL, a Japanese living and housing solutions company, and To...
 
 
 

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