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Frequently Asked Questions regarding the High School Student Summit

2016年11月16日 15時37分 公開     2016年11月24日 11時35分 更新

Below are frequently asked questions regarding "the World Tsunami Awareness Day High School Students Summit in Kurosio". Any other questions can be addressed to the contacts at the end of this page.

 

Q. How many times has "World Tsunami Awareness DayHigh School Students Summit" been held before?

Q  Why is the Summit held in Kuroshio Town, Kochi?

Q  How to get to Kuroshio Town?

Q  Are the press allowed to interview and film the Summit and its participants?

Q  Can anyone visit the Summit?

Q  Will there be any traffic restrictions in the area?

Q  In what language the Summit is carried out?

Q  Can I watch the Summit remotely?

Q  Are there lodging facilities near the Summit?

Q  What to do in Kuroshio Town?

Q  Where to contact for more information on the Summit?

 

Q  How many times has "World Tsunami Awareness Day High School Students Summit" been held before?

A  This is the first time that "World Tsunami Awareness Day High School Students Summit" is held anywhere in the
    world. Commemorable first time is going to be in Japan; It is held not only in Kuroshio Town, Kochi, but also in
    Miyagi and Wakayama Prefectures. We ask for cooperation and understanding from all the parties participating in
    order to have a successful first-ever High School Students Summit.

 

Q  Why is the Summit held in Kuroshio Town, Kochi?

A  The maximum height predicted for a tsunami in Kuroshio Town is 34.4 m in the event of the Nankai Earthquake. In
    response to this harsh prediction, Kuroshio Town has been implementing and educating townspeople in disaster
    prevention measures with the philosophy that not a single life should be lost to neither a tsunami nor an
    earthquake.
    Since these initiatives had been recognized and praised by the world, Kuroshio Town was chosen as the site for
    the world-first Summit.

 

Q  How to get to Kuroshio Town?

A  Check the link below for how to get to Kuroshio Town. There will be shuttle buses running from Tosa Irino JR
    Station to the Summit. Please note that there may be a traffic regulation near the Summit site; it is possible we will
    only allow vehicles with permission to drive through during the period.

    Shuttle Bus Schedule (Tosa Irino JR Station⇔Summit)
       Operation Hours      Nov. 25th (Fri.) 1:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m.
                                    Nov. 26th (Sat.) 8:00 a.m. ~ 7:00 p.m.

      Click here for how to get to Kuroshio Town

 

Q   Are the press allowed to interview and film the Summit and its participants?

A   Yes, it is possible with an advance request. Please visit the link below for more information.

     Click here to apply for a press pass. (Japanese Only)

 

Q  Can anyone visit the Summit?

A  Yes, everyone is welcome to visit. However, there will be a vehicle restriction around the site of the Summit. We 
    apologize for any inconvenience, but you cannot drive to the Summit. You can either walk or park your car at the
    parking lot of Kuroshio Town Hall's main building and take the shuttle bus from nearby Tosa Irino JR Station to the
    Summit. Once you get to the Summit site, please proceed to the second floor for reception.

 

Q  Will there be any traffic restrictions in the area?

A  Yes, we plan to restrict vehicles during the two days that the Summit is held. We sincerely apologize for any
    inconvenience due to this, but we kindly ask for your cooperation. Please note that there may be some changes to
    the traffic regulations listed below.

         <Traffic Restriction Hours>

          Nov. 25th (Fri.) 3:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. (Area in red)
          Nov. 26th (Sat.) 7:00 a.m. ~ 6: 30 p.m. (Area in red and yellow)
                                9:00 a.m. ~ 11:30 a.m. 4 times lasting for about 5 min. (Area in blue)

          <Traffic Restriction Area>

          See the map below

     * During the hours listed above, you are prohibited to drive in, drive through, or park in these colored traffic
      restriction areas. Moreover, drones are also not allowed in these areas during the hours. We sincerely ask for
      your understanding.

         (Click the map)

Any questions regarding the traffic restrictions, please contact:
Community Development Desk, Community Development Department, Kuroshio Town Hall (Main Building)
1-2019 Irino, Kuroshio Town, Hata County, Kochi Prefecture, 789-1992
Phone:  (Country code +81) 0880-43-2115
FAX: (Country code +81) 0880-43-2788

 

Q  In what language the Summit is carried out?

A  The Summit is carried out in English except the messages from the guests. Please note that there will be no
     interpretation provided.

 

Can I watch the Summit remotely?

A  Yes. The plenary session starting at 3:00 p.m. on Nov. 26th (Sat.) will be broadcasted live. We will welcome
    everyone to watch it at the following places: IWKTV, Ogata High School Gymnasium, and Kuroshio Town General
    Center (2nd floor).

 

Are there lodging facilities near the Summit?

A  Please see the links below for the lodging facility information in Kuroshio Town and Shimanto City.

      Lodging facilities in Kuroshio Town (Japanese Only)
      Lodging facilities in Shimanto City
      Lodging facilities in Shimanto Town

 

Q  What to do in Kuroshio Town?

A  There are good places to eat and drink, numerous interactive facilities, Michi-no-Eki (roadside rest area), tourist 
    attractions, and many more in Kuroshio Town. We hope you get to experience Kuroshio Town as a whole along with
    the Summit. For more details, please visit our official tourism website.

     Official Kuroshio Town's Tourism Website (Japanese Only)
   Kochi Tourist Information Guidebook (Japanese Only)

 

Q  Where to contact for more information on the Summit?

A  Any more questions regarding to the Summit, please contact:
     Kuroshio Town Board of Education (Saga Government Office Building of Kuroshio Town Hall)
    1-1092 Saga, Kuroshio Town, Hata County, Kochi Prefecture, 789-1795
    Phone:  (Country code +81) 0880-51-3190
    FAX: (Country code +81) 0880-55-3850

   For a press pass, contact:
     Project Promotion Desk, General Affairs Department, Kuroshio Town Hall (Main Building)
    1-2019 Irino, Kuroshio Town, Hata County, Kochi Prefecture, 789-1992
    Phone:  (Country code +81) 0880-43-2117
    FAX: (Country code +81) 0880-43-2788

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