It's only natural to be paranoid about floods at this time of the year, but instead of going berserk, why not learn how to cope with whatever disaster Mother Nature happens to throw our way?
"Always Prepare: Living With Changes" is the title of an exhibition currently under way at the Thailand Creative and Design Centre (TCDC). A joint collaboration with the Japan Foundation and NPO Plus Arts, the aim is to show why it's always preferable to be an informed, self-sufficient citizen than someone who merely reacts to such events and waits for assistance.
Designed by architect Masashi Sokabe, a professor at Kanagawa University, part of the exhibition focuses on the Jishin Itsumo project, a disaster-preparedness programme designed specifically for Japanese children and based on the idea that natural disasters can occur anywhere and at any time in that country.
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