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311 Disaster Update #37 - Sinsai.Info & NPO for pets in Fukushima


Live at 8pm (JST) on Tue, May 24, 2011, YokosoNews Emergency Weekly Update will talk about East Japan Great Disaster and Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant incident.

In this week, the project leaders of Sinsai.info share their story. Sinsai.info is social website to collect the various information for the 311 disaster. Later, the live report from Fukushima includes the NPO group helping pets in Fukushima.


In this week

1. Sinsai.Info, social media changed the way we can help during the disaster

The section starts at 0:03:30.

Sinsai.info is the 100% volunteer based information portal. It provides the usuful information about where they need help.

Sinsai.info aggregate all kinds of disaster related information from Twitter or email, and put it onto the map, so that the people can visually see what kind of the information is available at the certain region.

The information are checked and organized by volunteer moderators. The programmers are also the volunteers.

Hal Seki, the project leader of Sinsai.info, and Hiroshi Miura, sub leader joined us via Skype to share their experience how they started with sinsai,info and developed the site to help people.

Sinsai.info continues to look for the volunteers: Japanese-English, Chinese and Portgese translators and web developers, read more for more info.

2. Fukushima: rice planting & a NPO helping pets

This section starts at 01:02:10.

Taka, professional videogapher & moderator of "i-Breeze IWAKI" bring you the live report from Iwaki Fukushima.

Last weekend, we went to help his family rice planting in Fukushima. Fukushima is large region. Some of the agriculture farm is considered to be safe.

Next, he went to a animal NPO which has been helping pets to find the new owners or taking care of them until the owners are ready to welcome back.

3. Weekly news update

This section starts at 01:34:03.

The weely digest of 311 disaster and Fukushima NPP.

The north Japan still requires a lot of help though many people and organization are trying to give hands. There are still some hart warming stories that some factories fishing indutry has resume working.

The Fukushima Daiichi NPP incient update include that TEPCO confirmed that 2nd and 3rd reactor might have experienced meltdown based on their calculation.

Japanese politicians increase the criticism against Japan Cabinet members & Japan Nuclear Safety Commissioner.

Masataka Shimizu had stepped down the seat of CEO by losing 1.2trillion yen (14.7 billion US dollar).

There has been more leakage of radioactive contaminated water into the ocean and more concern about storage of those radioactive contaminated water from Fukushima Daiichi NPP.




Date & Time

Tuesday, May, 24, 2011
8:00pm~11:00pm (Japan Standard Time)

* The program is subject to change, postpond or cancel at the last min.


Local times

Location Week Date Time
USA/Pacific Tuesday 5/24/2011 4:00am~
USA/Central Tuesday 5/24/2011 6:00am~
USA/Estern Tuesday 5/24/2011 7:00am~
Sao Paulo Tuesday 5/24/2011 8:00am~
London Tuesday 5/24/2011 12:00pm~
Madrid Tuesday 5/24/2011 1:00pm~
Paris Tuesday 5/24/2011 1:00pm~
Kuwait Tuesday 5/24/2011 2:00pm~
Moscow Tuesday 5/24/2011 3:00pm~
Mumbai Tuesday 5/24/2011 4:30pm~
Bangkok Tuesday 5/24/2011 6:00pm~
Singapore Tuesday 5/24/2011 7:00pm~
Sydney Tuesday 5/24/2011 9:00pm~

Click here for the extended list.




* The program is subject to change, postpond or cancel at the last min.


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