Updated: September 20, 2016

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Disaster Relief Aid from Oulu

1. Assistance from Oulu

1) Heart-warming Message

Sendai City received a heart-warming message on March 14th from the Chairman of the Oulu City Council, Chairman of the Oulu City Board and the Mayor of the City of Oulu in their joint names*.

*Joint names
Riikka Moilanen, Chairman of City Council
Esko Kurvinen, Chairman of the City Board
Matti Pennanen, Mayor of the City of Oulu
Sinikka Salo, Deputy Mayor of the City of Oulu
Timo Kenakkala, Deputy Mayor of the City of Oulu
Kalervo Ukkola, Secretary General Head of City Office

2) Monetary Donation (Added on 07.08.2011)

We have received a monetary donation for disaster victims and for Sendai City reconstruction from the City of Oulu on April 28.

2. Other Assistance from Finland

1) Message from Finpro

Sendai City received messages from Mr. Häyrinen, President of Finpro, on March 18 and April 19.

2) Carp Streamers from school children in Karajoki

Sendai City received colorful carp streamers from school children in Karajoki City, which is located in the same province as Oulu city. The carp streamers were given to Sendai through the Izumo Finland Society and Sendai Finland Society. They are flown outside Nakanosakae elementary school in Miyagino ward, one of the worst tsunami afflicted areas.

Nakanosakae elementary school Carp Streamers

3) Offering Sendai Finland Wellbeing Center R&D Unit Project Room Free of Charge (Added on 07.11.2011)

Finland is kindly offering some of their project rooms at the Sendai Finland Wellbeing Center R&D Unit at Mizunomori, Aoba-ku free of charge (normal service charges apply) to companies who were affected by the earthquake and tsunami that occurred on March 11th.

4) Ambassador’s Visit to Sendai (Added on 07.11.2011)

His Excellency the Ambassador of Finland and Mrs. Jari GUSTAFSSON visited Sendai and went to Nakanosakae elementary school to give carp streamers and Origami crane birds from school children in Finland. His Excellency the Ambassador of Finland and Mrs. Jari GUSTAFSSON also came to Sendai City Hall to meet Vice Mayor Ito and offered assistance towards the reconstruction of the City.

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