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The Great East Japan Earthquake (C): Ishinomaki Kouwan Hospital's Response
On the evening of March 11, 2011, Mayama Fumihiro, the Managing Director of Ishinomaki Kouwan Hospital knew that it would be a long, cold night. The 103 staff members and 162 patients and families were huddled on the top two floors of the four-story hospital, where they had gone to escape three tsunami waves that had destroyed the first floor and part of the second floor.
Keywords: East Japan;
Ishinomaki Kouwan Hospital;
Takeuchi, Hirotaka, Yukiko Sakai, Rebecca Agonafir, Peter Cholewinski, Allison Kean, and Emily Kloeblen. "The Great East Japan Earthquake (C): Ishinomaki Kouwan Hospital's Response." Harvard Business School Supplement 713-440, January 2013.