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Japan disaster: One man's heartbreaking choice

Futoshi Toba achieved national fame, in a way he would never have hoped. As the mayor of Rikuzentakata, a coastal city that lost a tenth of its population to the tsunami, Toba became the national face of the March 11, 2011 disaster. But in ... Yahoo! Xtra Business, 1 month ago
Asahi.com

FIVE YEARS AFTER: Despite tragic loss, teen strives for recovery...

RIKUZENTAKATA, Iwate Prefecture--Taiga Toba's mother went missing after the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami devastated the city of Rikuzentakata. For many months after the disaster, the boy, then 12, could not talk about her with ...
 Asahi.com1 month ago Pain Lingers in Japanese Town 5 Years After Tsunami  VOA News1 month ago Pain lingers as tsunami-hit Japan town rises from ruins  Reuters India1 month ago Pain lingers five years on as tsunami-hit Japan town rises from ruins  Sharenet1 month ago
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Spreading cheer and hope

American woman offers extended act of mercy in a tsunami-hit Japanese town, writes Anna Fifield When a group of American high school students visiting Japan this week were asked to name the highlight of their trip so far, they didn't mention sushi ...
 Oman Tribune1 month ago

Battling all odds

Five years after the tsunami, a Japanese town tries to recover, writes Anna Fifield Five years on, Masahiro Osada is doing OK. But only OK. His Chinese restaurant, Shikairou, is still located in the concrete-floored prefabricated building he ...
 Oman Tribune1 month ago Five years after tsunami, Japanese town tries to recover, with few jobs — or people  Washington Post1 month ago Five years after a tsunami, a Japanese town tries to recover, with few jobs — or people  Washington Post1 month ago
Japan Times

Saga of lost Rikuzentakata tsunami boat forges pan-Pacific friendship

Honestly, you couldn't make it up! says Amya Miller about her new book for children, The Extraordinary Voyage of Kamome: a Tsunami Boat Comes Home. Miller and co-author Lori Dengler have based their bilingual picture book on a true story: It ...
 Japan Times1 month ago
WYPR

After Tsunami And Quake, A U.S.-Japan Partnership To 'Give Hope'

For Natsumi Miyakawa, a young resident of Japan's Tohoku region, March 11, 2011, should have been a day to celebrate. It was her junior high school graduationday. Instead, there was chaos and sadness. Everything was scary, sherecalls. In the ...
 Oregon Public Broadcasting1 month ago
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Interview: Red tape, rotating ministers delay reconstruction progress, says Rikuzentakata mayor

Five years on since a devastating 9.0-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami destroyed the city of Rikuzentakata in Iwate Prefecture in northeast Japan, the city has not yet recovered from the catastrophe as a large number of reconstruction ...
 China.org.cn1 month ago XINHUA - Interview: Red tape, rotating ministers delay reconstruction progress, says Rikuzentakata mayor  Namibia Press Agency1 month ago
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