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Response to the Touhoku Region Pacific Coast Earthquake


March 12, 2011Takenaka Corporation

Takenaka Corporation responded to the 9.0 magnitude earthquake which occurred under the Pacific Ocean offshore from the Tohoku Region at 2:46 p.m. on March 11 (Friday) by immediately establishing the Disaster Measures Headquarters on the second floor of the Tokyo Main Office and by building a company-wide system in continuous contact through a TV conference system with the Osaka Head Office.

Based on BCP at the time of the earthquake, the "Safety Confirmation System” was used to confirm the safety of employees and their families including those of other group companies. As of 11:00 a.m. today, the safety of almost all have been confirmed, and a survey of the state of damage to every Takenaka facility in Japan has verified that almost all can be used.

The company also surveyed the state of damage to all field offices now executing construction, confirming that all field offices in the Kanto Region are undamaged, and it is now working to prevent secondary damage. The company is now continuing a survey of damage to field offices executing construction in the Tohoku Region.

This morning, an advance team was sent from Tokyo to perform an initial survey in the Tohoku Region, where damage is severe.