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IISEE Newsletter No.126 (issued on October 30, 2015)

Contents

  1. IISEE Welcomes 21 Participants from 11 Countries
  2. Visit to Edo-Tokyo Museum and Honjo Life Safety Learning Center
  3. New Participants

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[1] IISEE Welcomes 21 Participants from 11 Countries

         By Mr. Takashi Yamashita, Head of IISEE Administration Division

The IISEE opening ceremony of the 2015-2016 training course was held at JICA Tsukuba from 16:00 to 16:30 on Tuesday, October 6. They are 6 participants of Seismology Course, 11 participants of Earthquake Engineering Course and 4 participants of Tsunami Disaster Mitigation Course.  For most of them it is the first time to come to Japan, but there are some participants who had finished another course at IISEE and came back to Japan for the second time.  

                                       Please see the Newsletter attached on page 1.

[2] Visit to Edo-Tokyo Museum and Honjo Life Safety Learning Center

         By Dr. Toshiaki Yokoi, Director of IISEE

Oct. 9th we have visited the Tokyo Low Land, so called Shita-machi in Japanese. Our first destination was the Edo-Tokyo Museum, where we can know the history from 17th century till today of Tokyo. Its ancient name was Edo in the Shogunate period (1603 to 1868). After taking lunch in Yokoami-cho Park we moved to the Life Safety Learning Center, so called Honjo-Bosai-Kan in Japanese and had the experiences of strong ground motion, evacuation from submerged vehicle, firefighting and heavy storm.  

                                       Please see the Newsletter attached on page 2.
 

[3] New Participants


                                       Please see the Newsletter attached on pages 2&3.

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