The Lessons of 3/11: Being Prepared for Japan’s Next Great Quake
March 31st, 2015
For the past three years, March has been the time of year where television, print, and online news focus on the disaster from 2011. Let’s shift the attention then. Today, I write not about life in Tohoku but about how the disaster can be a learning opportunity for you—whether you were in Japan on March …
Ready, Steady, Emergency!
January 19th, 2012
Do you know…how to direct [emergency services] to your house in a land whose blessed streets have no names? Would you know exactly what to do if your child suddenly needed to go to a hospital? Do you know what the emergency numbers are in Japan, how to ask for an ambulance, and, trickiest of …