Ebina city board of education to shut down their educational facilities for the potential eruption of Mt. Fuji

Ebina city board of education in Kanagawa decided to abandon the educational facility “Fuji communication forest” in the end of this November.

The facility is situated in Yamanashi prefecture. It’s in the secondary evacuation zone of the potential eruption of Mt. Fuji defined by the research committee of a commission working on volcanic disaster prevention for Mt. Fuji belonging to cabinet office.

According to their recent simulation, it’s in the reach of volcanic cinders, stream of heated rocks and volcanic ash produced by a volcanic eruption can reach rapidly, lava can reach within 3 hours. In the worst case, it’s in 5 km from a crater.

The facility was open in 1995. Due to the cold weather of winter, it’s available only from April to November but all the city elementary schools (5th grade) and junior high school (2nd grade) used it for the field class. Ordinary citizens used it too. The maximum users were 6,600 per year but the running cost was also discussed.






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Le service de l’Éducation de la ville d’Ebina va fermer ses bureaux à cause de la probable éruption du Mt. Fuji


Le service de l’Éducation de la ville d’Ebina dans la préfecture de Kanagawa a décidé d’abandonner son annexe nommée “Fuji communication forest” dès la fin du mois de novembre.

Elle est située dans la préfecture de Yamanashi. C’est dans la zone d’évacuation secondaire en cas d’éruption du Mt. Fuji, telle que définie par le comité de recherche d’une commission travaillant à la prévention des catastrophes autour du Mt. Fuji et dépendant des bureaux du Cabinet.
Selon leurs récentes simulations, c’est à portée immédiate des scories, bombardements rocheux et cendres volcaniques produites par une éruption, la lave peut y arriver en moins de 3 heures. Dans le pire des cas, c’est à 5 km d’un cratère.
L’annexe avait été ouverte en 1995. Elle n’est atteignable que d’avril à novembre à cause du climat froid hivernal mais toutes les écoles élémentaires de la ville (les 5e ) et les lycées (les secondes) l’utilisaient en classes extérieures. Des gens non scolarisés y allaient aussi. Le nombre maximum de visiteurs annuels était de 6 600 mais son coût a aussi été discuté.


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