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The Lone Pine, kibou no ippon matsu or the tree of hope
Rush Lane

The Lone Pine, kibou no ippon matsu or the tree of hope

Three years ago, Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, lost one in 10 of its residents to the tsunami of March 11. Now, one-fourth of the population of 20,000 lives in temporary housing. Prefab construction is the norm. Everywhere there are signs of ... Rush Lane, 2 weeks ago
Boat Becomes Symbol of Hope for Tsunami Survivors Yahoo! 7 Lifestyle, 1 month ago
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Eternally blooming in memory

The Yomiuri Shimbun Two women admire white and pink cherry blossoms in the main hall of a temple in Rikuzen-Takata, Iwate Prefecture. The blossoms were hand-sewn by more than a dozen local women who were affected by the March 2011 Great East Japan ...
 The Japan News3 weeks ago
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Amya Miller: What's the difference between a duck?

Name: Amya Miller Age: Ageless Nationality: American Occupation: Global public relations director for Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture Likes: Bread, chocolate Dislikes: Arrogant people 1. What first brought you to Japan? My parents. I was ...
 Japan Times1 month ago Amya Miller: 'What's the difference between a duck?'  Japan Times1 month ago
Japan Times

Tohoku mayor sees sense of crisis waning

RIKUZENTAKATA, IWATE PREF. The nation has lost its sense of crisis since the massive quake and tsunami that hit northeastern Japan in March 2011, warns Rikuzentakata Mayor Futoshi Toba. The situation now is more serious than I imagined ...
 Japan Times1 month ago
Japan Times

German associations donate halls in Tohoku

SENDAI On barren land in the Kamiosabe district of Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, where many homes were swept away by the tsunami spawned by the March 2011 earthquake, a brand new wooden building has become the local community center. Sporting ...
 Japan Times1 month ago Tsunami-Hit Areas Blessed With German-Donated Community Halls  Continuity Insights1 month ago
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Japan: Businesses, communities thrive three years after disaster February 26, 2014 Since the 2011 tsunami devastated Japan's northern coast, we've helped 300 entrepreneurs heal their communities by reviving their small businesses.

As I sat in the office of a gleaming new factory in Rikuzentakata, Japan, munching on delicious vegetable tempura, I listened to Ms. Nobuko Tsuda describe her food processing business, which now employs 16 people. When I first met Ms. Tsuda, two ...
 Mercy Corps1 month ago Japanese tsunami survivors still suffering in silence  Today Online1 month ago Japan's tsunami survivors suffer in silence three years after disaster  AlertNet1 month ago Japan’s tsunami survivors suffer in silence three years after disaster  First Post.com1 month ago
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In Japan, a 'Bridge of Hope' will move a hill to raise a city

The Japanese city of Rikuzentakata, in the Iwake prefecture, was inundated by the tsunami following the 9.0 earthquake in 2011. With the city in ruins, the local government decided to raise the level of their city to make it above sea level. The ...
 Digital Journal3 weeks ago Japan marks 3rd anniversary of quake-tsunami disaster  EuroNews1 month ago

Still rebuilding

Posted On Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 01:48:39 AM New housing grounds in Rikuzentakata, Miyagi Prefecture, which lost half its homes in the disaster; its first 120-unit housing complex is expected to be ready by Sept TANOHATA Tens of ...
 Pune Mirror1 month ago

Thinned forest chopsticks channel Japan's green spirit

Takashi Sakinaga More and more efforts are being made recently to increase the use of disposable chopsticks made from domestic timber, acquired through forest thinning. Now appearing in izakaya pubs and school lunches, and in some cases even being ...
 The Japan News4 days ago
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The pain of others: Photographing despair

A woman shows ID belonging her daughter who was killed in Beichuan, Sichuan, in May 2008. (AFP Photo/Mark Ralston) Follow @AFPblogs Follow @msailhan By Michel Sailhan PARIS, April 7, 2014 -- The nature of news means journalists ...
 AFP1 week ago
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