On March 12th 2011, Tomonokai began the process of
earthquake - tsunami response by reaching out to the members of
its community through the mailing list.
On March 13th, Tomonkai organized volunteers to locate
and establish contact with our members in the affected region
to determine their situations and reassure them of our support.
On March 14, Tomonokai reactivated the MTP High Level Advisory
On March 16th, Tomonkai
volunteers initiated the "Third
On March 18th, Tomonkai
volunteers initiated the "Kesennuma
On March 31st, Tomonokai established the first videoconference
link between the
Education Ministry and the affected area.
On April 15th, Tomonakai met with Ministry of Education
officials to explore ways of implementing a Global Exchange Program.
On April 16th, Tomonokai sent sewing kits to Kesennuma
shelters and computers with cellular videoconferencing capacities
to Kesennuma school officials. Tomonokai representatives also
participated in a seminar on informal science education in preparation
for exchange activities.
Late May informal science education outreach to Kesennuma region.
June 24-26th Mapping the Future Conference and workshops
at United Nations University in Tokyo