“KIZUNA,” the Government of Japan’s official e-magazine, releases the latest issue: the budding drone industry in Fukushima Prefecture, Japanese efforts to promote disaster prevention and post-disaster management, and an artist exploring a new form of folk craft after the 2011 earthquake.
– Drone Revolution is Taking Off from Fukushima
Fukushima is reconstructing from the Great East Japan Earthquake, aiming for sustainable development by supporting drone tech.
– The “Bosai” Spirit of Tohoku Promotes the Creation of a Better, Safer World
The World BOSAI Forum aims for disaster risk reduction, with a local perspective based on lessons from the 2011 disaster.
– An Artist Works to Protect and Reinvigorate the Craft of Fukushima Papier-Mache
A papier-mache painter in Fukushima has continued to pursue a new folk craft since the 2011 Tohoku earthquake.
Kizuna means the enduring bonds between people — close relationships forged through mutual trust and support. The kizuna cultivated among countries of the world have the power to deepen cooperation for a better future. By reporting on a wide variety of topics concerning Japan, “KIZUNA” hopes that this publication will provide opportunities for Japan and the rest of the world to connect and build strong kizuna.
Source: Cabinet Public Affairs Office, Cabinet Secretariat, Government of Japan