Prevention of Thursday, June 5 earth and sand disaster "gathering of the whole country" (Kumamoto-shi) The last update date: June 18, 2014 On Thursday, June 5, Governor Kabashima attended at prevention of 2014 (the 32nd) earth and sand disaster "gathering of the whole country" held in civic center Sojo University hall. Holding (the cosponsorship of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism and holding prefecture) is considered to be in whole country each place from 1983 to deepen interest and understanding of inhabitants about prevention of earth and sand disaster, and to plan the spread of disaster prevention knowledge, maintenance promotion of the caution evacuation system, and this "national gathering" is the first holding in this prefecture. In the governor saying hello in front of about 1,300 participants "the earth and sand disaster is scarier than flood. We work on "preventive evacuation" at night in this prefecture to escape as it is not escaped while we are spirited. This "preventive evacuation" was very important thing, and it was stated, we want the whole country to know.