Episode 03: Ambassador James Zumwalt remembers 3/11

Categories: Asia on Air, Energy and Technology, Sasakawa USA Blog

Join us for Episode 3 of Asia on Air as we sit down with Sasakawa USA CEO Ambassador James Zumwalt to discuss the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, which changed the face of Japan six years ago this week, on March 11, 2011. When the disaster struck, Amb. Zumwalt was serving as Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo, where he coordinated the United States’ support for the Japanese Government’s response to the crisis.

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Video: Leadership Innovation in Crises and Lessons from 3.11

Categories: Energy and Technology, Sasakawa USA Blog

This video is a compilation of footage from the Great East Japan Earthquake and its aftermath and clips from a Sasakawa USA – U.S.-Japan Council conference earlier this year examining the disaster and the joint response to it. The video was shown recently at USJC’s Annual Conference.

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Looking back on Operation Tomodachi, five years later

Author: Sankei Shimbun

Categories: Energy and Technology, In the News

Sasakawa USA’s James Kendall’s experience working with Operation Tomodachi is detailed in a March 8 article series in the Sankei Shimbun. The articles detail how Kendall and other U.S. Forces assisted relief efforts following the March 11, 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. Kendall, Sasakawa USA’s Fellow for Common Challenges, served as the Marine liaison to the

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JET Program recognized for role in disaster relief at film event

Author: Christa Desrets

Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog

Five years after the devastating Great East Japan Earthquake struck Tohoku, one key group from the international community is remembered for its humanitarian impact and key role in forging the strong U.S.-Japan bond that continues today. The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program is an initiative sponsored by the Japanese government that aims to enhance

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The Role of JET Alumni in U.S.-Japan Cooperation: A Tohoku Tomo film screening and panel discussion

Date: March 11, 2016

On the fifth anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011, Sasakawa USA and JETAADC co-hosted a special screening of Tohoku Tomo 東北友 and panel discussion.

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