SENDAI -Towards a Disaster-Resilient and Environmentally-Friendly City


SENDAI -Towards a Disaster-Resilient and Environmentally-Friendly City

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Publishing of “Sendai City’s Five-year Record of Recovery from the Disaster” and “Great East Japan Earthquake - Road to Recovery SENDAI”

The City has published a detailed record, “Sendai City’s Five-year Record of Recovery from the Disaster”, which describes the initiatives for recovery, reconstruction, disaster prevention and disaster risk reduction. This publication was created with the intention to pass on knowledge of the challenges and lessons learned from the disaster to assist future generations in preparing against future disasters, and was distributed to various organizations throughout Japan, such as municipalities.
Another publication, “Road to Recovery SENDAI”, is a written record made up of content such as interview articles that center on initiatives by various actors such as citizens, local groups, NPOs, businesses, and volunteers that have driven reconstruction in the city.
A website* has also been created, Tsunagu Omoi Tsunagaru (Where Hopes Come Together), which details how recovery and reconstruction efforts have progressed in the ten years following the disaster, as well as introducing the various thoughts and activities of people in relation to community building in the form of interviews with those involved and various visual materials. All publications can be viewed on the Sendai City Official Website.
*The website is only available in Japanese.

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