Infectious Disease Control
Since ancient times, infectious diseases have remained an issue having a grave impact upon the world's people. While having implemented appropriate measures domestically to counter a variety of infectious diseases, Japan is now strengthening collaboration across borders and taking a leading role to address this important matter on a global scale.
10 Years After the Great East Japan Earthquake
10 years have passed since the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck eastern Japan on March 11, 2011. This section introduces the affected areas undergoing reconstruction.
“Arigato” from Japan for Supporting Reconstruction
After the disastrous Great East Japan Earthquake on March 11, 2011, which triggered a tsunami along the coast, many countries across the globe responded by donating generous amounts of aid. Now, one decade later, the time has come once again for Japan to give thanks to the world.
Innovation and Interaction Drive Fukushimaʼs Revitalization
Today in Fukushima, great progress is being made toward overcoming the destruction wreaked by the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear accident.
Changing Japan from Fukushima
We see how Fukushima is leading Japan to become the center of innovative technologies such as clean hydrogen energy, robotics, flying vehicles, leading-edge agriculture, marine research and much more. 10 years after the disaster, with support from the international community, Fukushima is reinventing itself to become the world’s laboratory in tackling universal challenges facing the planet.
Technologies Supporting the Future
Topics about on-going advances in Japanese disaster prevention technologies.
Technical innovations in disaster prevention and mitigation continue to advance in Japan. A look at the technology supporting Tokyo Skytree, a tower 634 meters tall, and the Shinkansen, the high-speed rail.
Helpful Resources for Everyone
In the event that a disaster does occur, relevant information and supplies will be available to foreigners as well as Japanese.
Access to the correct information is crucial during a disaster. That is why Japan is strengthening its dissemination of information in multiple languages in order to reassure foreign visitors during their stay in Japan.