About HARU

We provide assistance toward the reconstruction of Tohoku district, devastated by the quake and the following Tsunami on March 11, 2011.Many volunteer students of Tohoku University have joined us in this noble cause. Also, HARU have received official recognition from Tohoku University so that we are able to promote volunteer activities to meet community needs. In the future, we are switching our work to the long-term reconstruction with broad range of cooperation.

Road Map

The long-term support road map of this team is as below:

*Phase1: Building bridges between university and community (0~3years)
Student and staff detachment office
Expert counseling and detachment office
Observing and analyzing data(radiation, soil pollution etc.)
Gathering and transmitting information
Finding and dealing with problems
Setting up evacuation centers, providing supplies and facilities
Gathering and storing disaster information
Examples of professional territory
Radiation, Medical care, Infectious disease, Waste, River, Port, Soil, Weather, Earthquake, Energy, Pollution, Information, Building, Agriculture, Fishery, Welfare, Psychosomatic medicine, Education, Psychology, Law
  Setting up hub team, leveraging HP and ML

*Phase2: Contributing reconstruction of the destroyed areas (0~10years)
Gathering and analyzing problems
Sending experts and students
Measuring, observing, gathering and analyzing data
Gathering, analyzing, and transmitting information
Example of the problems
Re-establishment of farm land, fishery, and settlement, Analyzing radioactive pollution, Disposal of waste, Re-establishment of sewage systems, Re-establishment of communication infrastructure, Reconstruction of the energy system, Restoring community healthcare, Educating for the sufferers, Mental issues, Local economy, Checking the building, etc.

*Phase3: Grand design and action for reconstruction of Tohoku District (0~40years)
Gathering and analyzing problems comprehensively
Disaster, Depopulation and aging community, Concentration of population in the large city, Agricultural problems, Food and energy security, Local community,  History, tradition, culture, climate, local economy and industry of Tohoku District, Construction of a secure and safe society, Community healthcare, Emergency medical care, Local education, Environmental problems
Recognizing and analyzing the role of Tohoku District
Grand design for reconstruction
Specific distribution to the reconstruction

*Phase4: Reconstruction of sustainable civilization (0~40years)
Land planning
Re-establishment of energy policy, utilization of recyclable energy
Local society, living, activity, mentality
Re-establishment of modern civilization