Commentary: Tuesday, 10.9.2012, Japan will be holding a two day conference about the terrible tsunami that struck in march of last year. They will have stories from survivors and also include the government and world banks views on how we can reduce the impact of natural disasters on the economy. Japans recovery has been stated to be well ahead of schedule due to their disaster preparedness and risk management tactics. I am not sure if this is true or not but I would love to watch some of the stories. Does anyone know if this will be aired in the U.S. with English subtitles or dubbing?
Monday, Oct. 8, 2012 When a two-day international conference on disasters and development opens Tuesday in the disaster-hit city of Sendai, Japan will have its moment to shine — relating to the world how it survived last year’s catastrophic earthquake and tsunami and sharing lessons about disaster preparedness. Global leaders, disaster experts and survivors will gather in Sendai for the “Sendai Dialogue,” a meeting hosted by the government and the World Bank to focus on ways to reduce the economic impact of natural disasters. It will draw lessons from the March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami that devastated vast […]
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