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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Futoshi Toba, the mayor of the hard-hit city of Rikuzentakata in Iwate Prefecture, wrote a letter of thanks to the U.S.-Japan Council and Sasakawa USA for hosting The United States and Japan: Reassessing 3-11 and continuing to support Japan as the country rebuilds. Though Mr. Toba was unable to attend the event, Ms. Amya L.
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
Date: March 8, 2016
To commemorate the fifth anniversary of the “3-11” triple disaster now known as the Great East Japan Earthquake, Sasakawa USA in coordination with the U.S.-Japan Council hosted a discussion on the disaster and the joint response to it.
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