Seeking modest connection with neighbours in a metropolitan area in Japan -2

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Feb 1, 2018 10:02
A turning point was the East Japan earthquake in 2011.

A chief editor of a website of real estate information, SUUMO, Mr. Ikemoto said, "People (in a metropolitan area) experienced the severe influences like being unable to go back their home (due to the damage on trains), and the big damage on apartments located in the center of Tokyo, so they started to prioritize the importance of supporting each other for considering their lifestyles in apartments".
 転機は2011年の東日本大震災だった。不動産情報サイト「SUUMO」の池本洋一編集長は「帰宅難民の発生や都心部マンションの大きな被害を経験し、共助の重要さが都民のマンション住まいの価値観に加わった」とみる。


https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20180129-00000005-withnews-l13
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