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BT0024 Higashi-Matsushima City

Higashi-Matsushima Community Reconstruction Planning

Contents/ Itinerary for BOSAI Tourism

We lecture how the City of Higashi-Matsushima, Miyagi Prefecture handled the situation at the time of Great East Japan Earthquake, and also discuss community reconstruction planning after the disaster.
We will give you an outline of the process, as well as an overall framework on how the City of Higashi-Matsushima progressed with community reconstruction planning – such as disaster restoration, mass relocation of residents, seawall construction, disaster waste recycling, and projects on “Eco-friendly City of the Future”, and other non-structural measures.

What we want to tell through the experiences of BOSAI Tourism Contents

Participants will learn:
• the situation of the damage caused by the disaster and the emergency response in Higashi-Matsushima City, Miyagi Prefecture,
• the disaster response in cooperation with local residents and local communities, as well as the establishment of the restoration plan
• the reconstruction plan that is not just limited to reconstruction, but aims for a city which has sustainable development of the community, and the recovery and reconstruction process based on the “Eco-friendly City of the Future”concept.

Minimum capacity

10 people

Maximum capacity

20 people

Fee (Per person or per activity) for BOSAI Tourism Contents

We mainly accept participants from half to whole day course in combination with other programs.
Approximate program fees per course:
Half day (up to 4 hours): 50,000 yen
Whole day (4 to 8 hours): 80,000 yen
*Fees vary depending to the program – contact us for more information.

Disaster Categories

Earthquake / Tsunami

Disaster phases of the contents

Disaster preparedness / Emergency restoration / Reconstruction


Voluntary organizations for disaster prevention / Local Authorities / Enterprises / Elementary, junior high and high schools / University students / NPOs and NGOs / Other (High school/university students and older, Community planning organizations, etc.)

How to implement BOSAI Tourism Contents


Organization Names

Higashimatsushima Organization for Progress and Economy,Education,Energy