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Japan Crown Prince Naruhito’s Speaks to U.N.

Japanese Crown Prince Naruhito delivered a keynote speech on disaster reduction at a U.N. conference Wednesday, the first Japanese Imperial Family member to make an address at the U.N. Headquarters.

At the U.N. General Assemblys special session on water and disasters, the crown prince called for international discussions to improve the worlds preparedness for tsunami and other water-related disasters.   

In his speech, the crown prince explained major disasters in Japan, such as the Great East Japan Earthquake two years ago and the Jogan earthquake in 869, both of which unleashed massive tsunami.

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