By HIDEAKI ISHIBASHI/ Senior Staff Writer
March 16, 2021 at 07:30 JST
A backpack to be filled with emergency supplies that is being developed jointly by Shuji Seto, an assistant professor of tsunami engineering at Tohoku University, is shown at the college. It is designed to keep the user’s neck and head above water for 72 hours or longer. (Hideaki Ishibashi)
SENDAI--Fumihiko Imamura, one of the nation's leading tsunami experts, realized that no textbooks or training could ever have prepared him for the towering waves generated by the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake that claimed countless lives in the Tohoku region of northeastern Japan. [Read More]
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