Photos taken in February, 2020

A visit to an incineration plant in Tsuzuki Ward, northern Yokohama on February 3, 2020


This is one of the four incineration plants for garbages in Yokohama (a population of 3.7 million). Did you know that the ash accumulated after incineration is subsequently dumped at a landfill in southern Yokohama?  





Shogakuji, a Buddhist temple, in the Center Minami (south) area, northern Yokohama on February 5,2020.


The temple is known for beautiful flowers year round, especially colorful hydrangeas and irises in June to July.





Narcissuses in Center Minami's park on February 5, 2020


In the background is a coalpit operated by local volunteers.  








Water supply training for a local evacuation center on February 15, 2020


Our evacuation center is located in our local primary school. In the event of water supply disruption caused by a severe earthquake, an underground tank holding 60 cubic meters of water will be used. The photo shows how to 

get water from the tank by using a hand held pump, connecting to hoses, pipes and taps in the foreground. 






Girls' day decorations at a traditional thatched roof house near Nakamachi-dai subway station in northern Yokohama on February 17, 2020. 




Volunteers for the local primary school kids, being thanked by the school on February 26, 2020.


Those who are wearing yellow vests look after kids going to and coming back from school.






Again girls' day decorations. This is at a thatched roof house near Center Kita (north) subway station in northern Yokohama on February 27, 2020.  










Flowers in front of the local community house, northern Yokohama on February 28, 2020. The local community help look after these flowers. 



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