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Multilingual Emergency Preparedness Videos For Fukuoka

Fukuoka City has produced a series of videos with emergency preparedness information on natural disasters including earthquakes, tsunami, typhoon, and floods. The videos can be seen online with a multilingual (English, Chinese, Korean, Japanese) subtitles. For Earthquakes/ Tsunami: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCLdYsfmCpk&feature=player_embedded#at=10 For … Continue reading

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Hail Warning Issued for Fukuoka

The Fukuoka meteorological observatory announced today (Apr. 18) that it will become quite cold tonight until tomorrow noon. There will be heavy rain, lightning strikes, and even hail. Tomorrow’s temperature is expected to be Low: 9℃, High: 14℃ – take … Continue reading

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Cooking Charity Event on April 16

FOSA (Fukuoka Overseas Students Association) will have an international food bazaar at ACROS park this coming Saturday. The profit will go for charity (Tohoku Earthquake & Tsunami) 100%. https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=155317981199141

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Volunteers wanted at Udon no West

“Udon no West” the Fukuoka-based noodle restaurant chain announced that they will donate the entire sales from all of their the shops on Apr. 11 (Mon.) to Japanese Red Cross. They are also asking for one-day volunteer workers to support … Continue reading

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Kitakyushu Company to hire 50 from Tohoku

Uchiyama Holdings (Kitakyushu) announced on Mar. 28 a plan to employ 50 earthquake victims. They will also provide housing to the new employees at a discounted rate. Source: http://www.nishinippon.co.jp/nnp/item/234192

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Second Harvest Fundraiser Mar. 26

On Saturday the 26th March between 11.am – 1pm, as part of our regular cooking class for children, we will be collecting food & personal care items for the people affected by the tsunami. The donations gathered will be passed to … Continue reading

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Huis ten Bosch to Accept 1,700 Victims

Nagasaki Prefecture resort Huis ten Bosch and 37 ryokan with hot springs will put up about 1,700 people in 538 families who lost their homes in the Tohoku earthquake, Gov. Hodo Nakamura announced. They will be provided with food and … Continue reading

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