It has been 10 years since the Great East Japan Earthquake occurred in 11 days.

In the disaster area of ​​Miyako City, Iwate Prefecture, residents participated in a tsunami evacuation drill so as not to forget the earthquake.

The Great East Japan Earthquake killed 475 people in Miyako City, and the whereabouts of 94 people are still unknown.

The city conducts tsunami evacuation drills every year for the entire city in order to raise awareness of disaster prevention without forgetting to prepare for the tsunami.

Ten years have passed since the earthquake, assuming that an earthquake with a seismic intensity of over 5 occurred off Sanriku at 6 am and a large tsunami warning was announced over a wide area along the Pacific coast. ..

Of these, in Akamae, Miyako City, when a disaster prevention radio was broadcast to announce the announcement of a large tsunami warning, residents were seen heading to an elementary school on a hill designated as an evacuation site with their families and neighbors. ..

In addition, at the gymnasium, which serves as an evacuation center, locals confirmed the procedure for setting up tents to avoid contact with other people as a countermeasure against the infection of the new coronavirus.

Ten years ago, a local 89-year-old woman said the tsunami rushed to her home, saying, "I will never forget the horrifying sight of that day. To save my life from the tsunami, I will not hesitate to escape to the hills. I think that is important. "