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November 9, 2018

On Nov. 2, the Embassy of Honduras in Japan held an event to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Hurricane Mitch. During the ceremony, the embassy presented plaques and diplomas to organizations and individuals who generously and selflessly contributed their support during the emergency produced by the hurricane and its resulting aftermath. The organizations honored in the event included the Foreign Ministry, the Ministry of Defense, Japan
On Nov. 2, the Embassy of Honduras in Japan held an event to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Hurricane Mitch. During the ceremony, the embassy presented plaques and diplomas to organizations and individuals who generously and selflessly contributed their support during the emergency produced by the hurricane and its resulting aftermath. The organizations honored in the event included the Foreign Ministry, the Ministry of Defense, Japan’s Self-Defense Forces, the Japan International Cooperation Agency, the Japan Overseas Cooperative Association, the Association of Medical Doctors of Asia and members of the Sawai Koto Academy. Hondurian Ambassador Alejandro Palma Cerna (front row, fourth from right) and Masateru Ito, Japanese ambassador to Honduras during Hurricane Mitch (front row, fourth from left), pose with participants at JICA Global Plaza, Ichigaya. | YOSHIAKI MIURA