BT0029 Ishinomaki City
You will learn about natural hazards from the examples of the tsunami that struck Okawa Elementary School in Ishinomaki City, develop your skill for disaster preparedness for evacuation action. In the on-site guidance, you will review the evacuation method and route of Okawa Elementary School.
（1）Okawa Elementary School Guide: 45 minutes → Transfer: 15 minutes → Disaster preparedness lecture: 60 minutes / 120-minute course in total.
The reason for the great loss experienced at Okawa Elementary School is that nobody expected a tsunami to travel that far. No specific place for evacuation was mentioned in the evacuation manual. For this reason the children and teachers did not escape on the hill behind the school, and were engulfed by the tsunami after while they tried to evacuate. It is vital to develop the ability to imagine what kind of tsunami can hit your own community.
1. You will learn lessons from the evacuation method and route of Okawa Elementary School and Ogatsu Elementary School.
2. You will understand the appropriate evacuation method by learning the meaning of the 10-m giant tsunami warning and the characteristics of the tsunami influenced by the terrain.
About 50 people
* 1,500 yen in case of Disaster Preparedness Education with a narrator guide
Aftermath of a disaster (72 hours) / Reconstruction
Lecture / Lecture tour
General incorporated association Ogatu-flowerstory
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