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2013-06-13 08:20:28

An elder-centered community gathering place dedicated to enriching the lives of those recovering from the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami of 2011, funded by Honeywell and its employees OFUNATO, IWATE, Japan, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE:HON) announced today the opening of the Honeywell Ibasho House, a community gathering place in Massaki-Cho, Ofunato City, Iwate Prefecture, dedicated to enriching the lives of elders affected by the Great East...

2013-03-06 12:26:53

Group home destroyed by 2011 Japan disaster reopens tomorrow STAMFORD, Conn., March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Japan tsunami survivors separated since the 2011 disaster will be reunited tomorrow with the opening of a new group home built by AmeriCares. The opening ceremony for the Momiji group home in Ofunato City comes just days before the second anniversary of the disaster. Two years after the tragic earthquake and tsunami, an estimated 300,000 survivors are still living in...

2012-10-24 11:27:28

OFUNATO, IWATE, Japan, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it will begin construction on an elder care community center, the Honeywell Ibasho House, in Ofunato, Iwate, to provide support for residents affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. The Honeywell Humanitarian Relief Fund, a component of Honeywell Hometown Solutions, will build the Honeywell Ibasho House to support Ofunato elders, helping them to find their "ibasho," a...