Resilience

The global environment is deteriorating. The global financial system is still far from stable. In this world of ever-increasing instability and uncertainty, "resilience" -- the capacity to flexibly recover in any circumstances -- is becoming extremely important. This section is about efforts and initiatives to increase resilience in lifestyle, community, organizations, and society.
 
Nov 17, 2017
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Nara Medical University announced on October 12, 2016, that it has launched the...
 
Nov 9, 2017
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Smart Japan Tokyo's Shibuya City and Tokyo Electric Power Company announced pla...
 
Oct 10, 2017
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Imagine all the shops disappearing from where we live; what could we do on suc...
 
 
Mental and Emotional Healing of Disaster Survivors Left Behind
Jul 12, 2017
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Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary), a weekly feature in the Toky...
 
Japan's Role in Addressing Healthcare, Welfare Issues in an Aging World
Jul 9, 2017
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As a global forerunner among aging societies, Japan is now experiencing many p...
 
 
'Share Village' Project in Japan Aims for a Million 'Villagers' to Preserve Traditional 'Kominka' Folk Houses and Culture
Jun 18, 2017
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The "Share Village" project has been ongoing in Japan since 2015, with the aim ...
 
Earthquake Disaster an Opportunity for Global Empathy
Jun 7, 2017
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Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary), a weekly column in the Tokyo...
 
 
Sustainable Community Building by Residents: Kirari Yoshijima Network
Mar 12, 2017
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All 725 households in the Yoshijima District (with a population of about 2,500...
 
Young People at Japanese NPO Delve into Social Inequality Issues
Feb 5, 2017
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POSSE, a Japanese non-profit organization, was established in 2006 to address l...
 
 
Environmental Consciousness Needed in Japan's Reconstruction
Jan 29, 2017
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The JKSK Yui-Yui project, an initiative to support people in Japan affected by...
 
Takenaka Corp. Testing Urban Flood Risk Reduction Technology Using Planted Spaces
Jan 26, 2017
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Takenaka Corporation, a leading Japanese construction company, announced on Aug...
 
 
Food Bank Kansai --- Providing Surplus Food to Those in Need
Nov 30, 2016
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In Japan, five to eight million tons of food products are disposed of annually...
 
Majority of Japanese Elderly Not Saved Enough for Retirement, More than Double U.S.
Nov 27, 2016
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The Japanese Cabinet Office released the Annual Report on the Aging Society 201...
 
 
 

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