We conclude "agreement about cooperation cooperation for prevention of snow and ice disasters such as snowfall accident prevention" with National Research Institute for Disaster Prevention and Science, Kutchan Town


 National Research and Development Corporation Disaster Prevention Science and Technology Research Institute(Chairman Hayashi Haruo),Kutchan(Characters Ichishi Mayor) andNiseko Town(Kenya Katayama, Mayor), to strengthen efforts to prevent snow and ice disasters such as avalanches in the Niseko area, March 22, 2019"Agreement about cooperation cooperation for snow and ice disaster prevention such as avalanche accident prevention"As follows.
The Niseko area is one of Hokkaido's leading heavy snowfall areas, and there are several ski areas open around Niseko Annupuri. The area is also a national park, and many tourists use the winter mountains.
In the past, many precious lives have been lost due to the avalanche accident, and in the region skiers and snowboarders have formulated the “Niseko rule” not to be involved in the avalanche accident, and have made efforts in consideration of safety while recognizing freedom of sliding. You are
The Institute for Disaster Prevention Science and Technology, Kutchan-cho, and Niseko Town have decided to strengthen cooperation among the three parties to improve their efforts to prevent avalanches.

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■ Date and time From 5:00 pm on March 22nd (Fri)
■ Location Lodge Moiwa 834 (Niseko 448, Niseko Town Abuta-gun, Hokkaido, adjacent to Niseko Moiwa Ski Resort)
■ participants NIED President, Kutchan mayor, Niseko Town length

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