Sendai

Information contained on this page is as of April 1, 2011.
Sendai is the capital city of Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, and the largest city in the Tōhoku Region.
Population*: approximately one million.
GPS Coordinates: Lat. 38.274575, Long. 140.868759
Transportation, Infrastructure and Road Conditions: Update: Friday, March 11, 2011 15:24 +0900 (JST)Railway services have ground to a halt.  Shinkansen bullet trains have halted operations around the country, including northeastern Japan where the earthquake occurred.  Train operations are also suspended in northeastern Japan, as well as in Tokyo, where railway companies are checking the safety oflines. Source: http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/11_32.html—————————————————

Summary: JR East Sendai Station is the main transportation hub for the city. The station is served by seven JR lines and is a major station on the Tōhoku and Akita Shinkansen lines. An underground passage connects the station to the Sendai Subway.Sendai has a single north-south subway line (Nanboku Line), one of the most expensive in Japan with a basic fare starting at 200 yen. The city is currently constructing an second, east-west subway line (Tōzai Line), scheduled for completion in 2015. A rail link to Sendai began service on March 18, 2007. The Tōhoku Expressway runs north-south through western Sendai, and is connected to other highways, such as the Sendai Nambu Road, Sendai Tobu Road, Sanriku Expressway (Sendai-Matsushima Road), and Sendai Hokubu Road.Source

18 March 2011: Map showing standing water from tsunami in Sendai, Miyagi.

Medical Locations: Japanese #RedCross medical team leaving the Osaka Branch http://twitpic.com/48gr3q via  http://twitter.com/#!/sayaJRCSPR officer at Japanese Red Cross Society.http://www.jrc.or.jp/index.html
Airports Flightstats – http://www.flightstats.comTravel info to Japan: http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1148.htmlThe city is served by Sendai Airport (located in neighboring Natori), which has international flights to several countries, and Sendai Port.Sendai Airport (SDJ / RJSS)  Sendai Airport MAR 11 – CLOSED http://www.sdj-airport.com

Narita Airport – http://www.narita-airport.jp/en/

Yamagata Airport (GAJ / RJSC MAR 11  http://www.yamagata-airport.co.jp/

18 March 2011: The airport in Sendai, the city closest to the epicenter, was declared ready to receive aid deliveries on jumbo C-130 and C-17 military transport planes. Source

Food and Water Locations:
Port Information
Shelter Locations Mar 21 Sendai Guidance for maintaining health in  Shelters http://www.city.sendai.jp/report/2010/1197881_1412.htmlMar 17 Hundreds of victims of the tsunami that rolled over Sendai have found shelter at the Miyagi Prefecture’sadministrative building.Mar 14 Hundreds shelter in a school gymnasium in Sendai

Mar 11 Armed forces said 60,000-70,000 people in Sendai were evacuated.

Picture Links http://twitpic.com/48gr3q
Video Link
NGOs at work
General Information: Updates Sendai City Page: http://www.jrc.or.jp/about/jrc/ichiran/index.htmlMar 11th: Already around 200 to 300 bodies were found in a part of Japan’s quake and tsunami hit Pacific coast town of Sendai, police said Friday according to media reports. Kyodo News and Jiji Press agency said the bodies were reported found in Sendai’s Wakabayashi ward following the powerful seabed earthquake that sent a massive tsunami slamming into the coast.Almost all of the about 1,200 households in the district where a tsunami alert was issued were affected by the massive wave, said local officials, according to the news report.The armed forces said 60,000-70,000 people in Sendai were evacuated to shelters.

Read more: http://www.capitalfm.co.ke/news/Kenyanews/Kenya-offers-condolences-after-Japan-quake-12019.html#ixzz1GJ2BfzyB
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  1. March 11, 2011 at 2:20 pm

    Sendai, Japan is the Capital city of Miyagi Prefecture, Japan and the largest city in the Tohoku Regions. The city has a population of one million
    The closest major airport is Sendai Airport (SDJ / RJSS). This airport has international and domestic flights and is about 13 km from the center of Sendai, Japan.
    Another major airport is Yamagata Airport (GAJ / RJSC), which has domestic flights from Yamagata, Japan and is 48 km from Sendai, Japan.

  2. March 11, 2011 at 3:41 pm

    Already around 200 to 300 bodies were found in a part of Japan’s quake and tsunami hit Pacific coast town of Sendai, police said Friday according to media reports.

    Kyodo News and Jiji Press agency said the bodies were reported found in Sendai’s Wakabayashi ward following the powerful seabed earthquake that sent a massive tsunami slamming into the coast.

    Almost all of the about 1,200 households in the district where a tsunami alert was issued were affected by the massive wave, said local officials, according to the news report.

    The armed forces said 60,000-70,000 people in Sendai were evacuated to shelters.

    Read more: http://www.capitalfm.co.ke/news/Kenyanews/Kenya-offers-condolences-after-Japan-quake-12019.html#ixzz1GJ2BfzyB
    Under Creative Commons License: Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives

  3. Linda roman
    March 13, 2011 at 2:33 am

    誰もがバスは東京に山形から実行されている場合を知っていますか?

    Is a bus running from yamagata to tokyo?

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