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
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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 Times, 1 month ago
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 Times, 1 month ago Tsunami-Hit Areas Blessed With German-Donated Community Halls Continuity Insights, 1 month ago
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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 Corps, 1 month ago Japanese tsunami survivors still suffering in silence Today Online, 1 month ago Japan's tsunami survivors suffer in silence three years after disaster AlertNet, 1 month ago Japan’s tsunami survivors suffer in silence three years after disaster First Post.com, 1 month ago
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 Journal, 3 weeks ago Japan marks 3rd anniversary of quake-tsunami disaster EuroNews, 1 month ago
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 Mirror, 1 month ago
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 News, 4 days ago
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 ...AFP, 1 week ago
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