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… school students from around the world have pledged to step up efforts to reduce disaster risk, at a global gathering held to mark the first edition of World Tsunami … issuing the Kuroshio Declaration, in which they vowed to spread the word in their communities about tsunami threats and how to tackle them, and were formally designated … what students can do for their communities to be prepared for tsunami risks and be resilient against disasters, as well as learn each other by listening to different …
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14 November 2017
… to mark World Tsunami Awareness Day in Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture in Japan. The spirit of “Yui Maaru” which means mutual support and bonds between people in thethe Summit, students participated in workshops on: learning from past disasters; disaster preparedness; and post-disaster response. They engaged in tsunami memorial … by saying, “Bankoku Shinryo”, a phrase which signifies Okinawa. Reducing disaster risk requires an all-of-society engagement which includes children and youth who are …
WAKAYAMA, 5 November, 2018 - This year’s High School Students Summit for World Tsunami Awareness Day attracted 379 students from 48 countries to Japan, a country renowned for its disaster risk management and expertise on tsunami risk. The Summit brought together 244 overseas students and 135 students from Japan in the location where on November 5, 1854…