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Travel agency JTB Corp.’s Hokkaido branch has begun selling a tour focusing on the disaster mitigation measures taken by Okushiri Island, which lost nearly 200 people to tsunami 20 years ago.

The participants, expected to be mainly government and company officials and schoolchildren, will walk a 3.5-km course with a guide to learn about the evacuation routes and other features in the Aonae district, the one most heavily damaged by the giant waves.

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