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February 2015

The Great East Japan Earthquake: Supporting Regional Reconstruction That Emphasizes a Connection to Nature in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture

2015.2.17

Japan is surrounded by a long coastline their land is mostly covered in forest The Tohoku region of Japan — a place of forests and ocean Though Japan is an advanced industrial nation, two-thirds of its territory is covered with forest and its coast line is the sixth longest in the world — longer than [...]

Myanmar: Village Coming Together

2015.2.9

Village suffering from water shortage Ta Ka Yar West Village, in Kayin State of the southeastern part of Myanmar, is situated near the Donner Mountain Range, which borders with Thailand. It is relatively a small village with the total population of 644 people (133 households). Ta Ka Yar River nearby is the major source for [...]