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International Recovery Platform

This publication presents a narrative of the 2011 East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster, its aftermath, and the ensuing recovery process. It is based on messages of solidarity and understanding sent by students in ASPnet schools across the Asia-Pacific and intended to build hope and resilience among children and teenagers who witnessed one of the most terrifying natural disasters in modern world history. It states that the project has contributed to an increased exposure to and understanding of disaster risk reduction (DRR) education amongst participating teachers and learners in the Asia-Pacific region.