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Fukishima Earthquake and Tsunami – A Reminder to Prepare
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Fukishima Earthquake and Tsunami – A Reminder to Prepare

Yesterday, at 6AM local time, the city of Fukushima, Japan experienced a 6.9 magnitude earthquake. The earthquake was 37 kilometers (23 miles) offshore, very close to where the 2011 earthquake began. Shortly after the quake, tsunami warnings were triggered in Fukushima and Miyagi, urging residents to evacuate immediately and head for higher ground. Thankfully, there...

Remembering Fukushima
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Remembering Fukushima

Authored by Kirsten Koppang Telford, ePACT Co-Founder & COO It’s hard to believe it’s been five years… five years since our dear friend Ayumi landed in Vancouver with her two girls in tow. She’d booked the visit many months before, and at the time had no idea that the reunion trip we had planned would instead...