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Archives for August 2015

Monday, 8/31/15

Today was very busy. We had breakfast buffet style at our hotel, and were then picked up to be driven to Koriyama City Hall. There, my dad met with several people, while I was taken to go visit the local shrine. A priest showed us around and told us that this shrine was built relatively […]

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Arrival

Hi again this is Sophia. We arrived in Japan Sunday afternoon, and traveled by train to Koriyama City to spend our first night there. We used the Narita express from the airport to Tokyo Station, and then boarded the Tohoku Shinkansen to Koriyama City. Walking through the crowded Tokyo Station gave me a first taste […]

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IRC Director Kai Vetter & His Daughter Tour Japan Starting August 29

Four years later, there is still much work to do to revitalize and rebuild Fukushima. IRC Director, Kai Vetter, and his daughter, Sophia, will be traveling across Japan starting August 29th to visit and meet experts, community leaders, local citizens, and students in Fukushima prefecture, Tokyo, Kyoto, and Hiroshima. Follow their journey on the IRC […]

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Hi this is Sophia, the daughter of nuclear engineering professor Kai Vetter. I am accompanying him on his trip to Japan this upcoming week and I will blog about this visit. Our trip will take us to multiple locations, including Fukushima City, Koriyama City, Kawauchi Village, Hiroshima, Kyoto, and of course Tokyo. I’m really excited about this […]

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http://www.irc-berkeley.org/286/

Hello!

Welcome to the Institute for Resilient Communities’s new blog.  Please stay tuned for updates, guest entries, and more.

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