Tohoku Stories : Identifying Happy Themes of Disaster Relief
東北の語り : 災害救援における幸福のテーマ

Takehiko ITO, Keith GOLDSTEIN
Journal of International Society of Life Information Science  
How have different types of individuals and organizations conducted disaster relief and support activities that make people happy following the March 11, 2011 disasters? This paper utilizes a mixed methods survey of 1,659 respondents involved in community support activities to uncover the types of activities that make people happy. Themes were extracted using BigML from semi-open interviews with local residents, volunteers, and concerned individuals in the disaster regions. The results
more » ... the types of community support projects that generate positive experiences.
doi:10.18936/islis.33.1_70 fatcat:cg6a4qsayzbtpgn2jn4taf3qwy