NDYS 2006 newspaper articles


Mainichi Newspapers                          Jan.8, 2006

FUKIAI SHS students taught lessons of Natural Disasters NDYS, through Video Conferencing connecting Taiwan and Japan 


Students from six countries including Iran, Malaysia, Taiwan, Japan and others gathered in gNatural Disaster Youth Summit 2006 in Taiwanh to consider disaster management.  This Video Conferencing connecting Taiwan and JICA Hyogo, Kobe, Japan was held on January 7.  About 100 students from Fukiai SHS, Awaji SHS and others joined in the meeting here in Kobe.

Fukiai SHS students introduced the Global Disaster Safety Map nearby their school as well as survey results about Natural Disasters like a typhoon and an eruption.  They spoke to the members on the importance of getting along well with all their neighbors and knowing more about the safety places.  In addition,

they sang a song gSHIAWASE HAKOBERUYOUNIh which resulted from quake-hit areas, Kobe.

Students from Malaysia made a presentation about the damage from the Sumatra earthquake in 2004.  Students from Taiwan had a quiz contest regarding earthquakes and also interactive questions and answers such as gWhat kind of measures against tsunami has the Japanese government taken?h@


                                                                Translated by Rieko Adachi (JEARN)

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