Reassessing 3/11 conference featured on NHK

Author: NHK

Categories: In the News

The United States and Japan: Reassessing 3-11, a conference co-hosted Tuesday by Sasakawa USA and the U.S.-Japan Council, was featured in a segment that aired  March 9 on NHK News. The segment features the Hon. John Roos, former U.S. Ambassador to Japan during the crisis, and the Hon. Goshi Hosono, the former Minister for the Restoration from and Prevention of Nuclear Accidents, who both spoke at the event.

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#TOMO311: Remembering the Great East Japan earthquake, five years later

Categories: Energy and Technology, Sasakawa USA Blog

This Friday marks the fifth anniversary of 3/11, when the most powerful earthquake ever to have hit Japan struck off the coast of the Tohoku region. As the disaster unfolded, a massive tsunami with waves up to 40 meters in height slammed into the coast, killing more than 15,000 people and contributing to the meltdown

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