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Damages claim over Rikuzentakata wife's tsunami death rejected...

SENDAI The Sendai High Court on Friday rejected a lawsuit from an Iwate man claiming damages from the government and the Rikuzentakata Municipal Government for the death of his wife, who was swept away by the March 2011 tsunami. Upholding a ... Japan Times, 2 weeks ago

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 Japan still searching for 2,500 missing, 5 years after tsunami  Pakistan Observer1 month ago Coast guard still searching for the missing, 5 years after tsunami  Japan Today1 month ago Japan still searching for the missing, 5 years after tsunami  Philippine Daily Inquirer1 month ago
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Roles of volunteers evolving in disaster areas

By Tatsuya Fukumoto / Yomiuri Shimbun Senior Writer RIKUZEN-TAKATA, Iwate — Five years after the Great East Japan Earthquake, the number of volunteers supporting recovery and rehabilitation efforts in the disaster zones is dwindling. What sort of ...
 The Japan News3 weeks ago [Movie] 5 years after the Great East Japan Earthquake / White sandy beach restored  The Japan News1 month ago 5 Years after the Great East Japan Earthquake / Messages never to be received  The Japan News1 month ago

Tokyo NPO helps jobless in the prime of life get back on their feet

On a winter day in Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, people were picking apples in an orchard that had recovered from the deadly March 2011 tsunami. For the participants, too, the harvesting was a step toward recovery. It was part of a training ...
 Japan Times1 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

Japan marks 5 years since tsunami, nuclear disaster

RIKUZENTAKATA — Japanese gathered in Tokyo and along the country's ravaged north-east coast to observe a moment of silence at 2.46pm Japanese time yesterday, exactly five years after a magnitude-9.0 earthquake struck offshore, triggering a ...
 Today Online1 month ago Hearts are in pieces five years after tsunami hits Japan  Marianas Variety1 month ago Hearts in pieces 5 years after Fukushima disaster  Borneo Post Online1 month ago 'Hearts are in pieces' 5 years after  Interaksyon1 month ago

An American woman's extended act of mercy in a tsunami-hit Japanese town

By , RIKUZENTAKATA, Japan — 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 or the bullet train or the warm welcome they had received — ...
 Washington Post2 months ago Spreading cheer and hope  Oman Tribune1 month ago
Washington Post

How two schools used the Japanese tsunami to forge a special bond

By , RIKUZENTAKATA, Japan — It would have been hard to come up with two places that were better matched: both small, Pacific Ocean coastal towns, both proud of their majestic trees, both far from a metropolis and little known even in their own ...
 Washington Post2 months ago

Tsunami survivor to publish final English book on people's experiences in 2011 disaster

RIKUZENTAKATA, Iwate -- A local seed shop owner here who survived the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and ensuing tsunami is publishing the fifth and final edition of a collection recounting people's accounts of the disaster that he has compiled in ...
 Mainichi Daily News2 months ago

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 ... month ago XINHUA - Interview: Red tape, rotating ministers delay reconstruction progress, says Rikuzentakata mayor  Namibia Press Agency1 month ago
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