Award-winning mayor of Fukushima village says always prepare for worst

National Sep 18, 2013

Award-winning mayor of Fukushima village says always prepare for worst

Masahide Matsumoto, mayor of Katsurao, Fukushima Prefecture, said upon receiving a disaster response award from the United Nations this month that the worst-case scenario should always guide one's thinking when preparing for and responding to emergencies. The 75-year-old mayor received the 2013 Green Star Award ...