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Anguish of tsunami-stricken family: Don't call off search oper...

RIKUZENTAKATA, Iwate Prefecture--Just one last time, that's all Chikara Yoshida is asking for as he seeks closure over his son's disappearance in the 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster. With the fifth anniversary of the catastrophe approaching, ..., 4 days ago

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The Japan News, 3 weeks ago
The Japan News

Outlook on 2016 / Recording disaster recovery a vital task

By Takeshi Hirao/ Editor, Regional News Department I looked down on what was once the urban area of Rikuzen-Takata, Iwate Prefecture, along the Sanriku coast from a spot near the prefecture's Takata High School. This tract of land became a ...
 The Japan News3 weeks ago

A toast to Iwate winemaker who overcame 2011 tsunami to produce a palatable drink

RIKUZENTAKATA, Iwate Prefecture--Seemingly against all odds, Akihiro Kumagai's vineyard is producing wine. That the young vintner is able to produce wine after the 2011 tsunami devastated his family's modest holding is testament to the area's ...
 Asahi.com1 month ago
Emergency Management

More Support Officials Needed in Japan's Disaster-Hit Areas

(TNS) - There is a chronic shortage of municipal officials temporarily dispatched to help with administrative services in regions affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake - about 200 government workers are needed in these areas, according to the ...
 Emergency Management3 days ago More support officials needed in disaster-hit areas  The Japan News5 days ago

HUBLOT charity event with Japan Brand Ambassador

Hublot recently held Hublot x Masahiro Tanaka Charity Event at the Meiji Jingu Gaien indoor baseball stadium, with the presence of New York Yankees Japanese professional baseball starting pitcher, Masahiro Tanaka, the first Hublot ambassador to hail ...
 Watch World1 week ago
The Japan News

5 years on / Fumihiko Imamura / Scientist stresses responsibility to prepare for the unpredictable

The Yomiuri Shimbun This is the fifth installment of a series. When the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake hit, I was in Kasumigaseki, Tokyo. I examined the Japan Coast Guard's data and found that the tide level already had fallen in Miyako and ...
 The Japan News1 week ago 5 years after the Great East Japan Earthquake / Lights from Kobe encourage Tohoku  The Japan News4 weeks ago

5 years on / John Roos / Roos acted quickly for Operation Tomodachi

The Yomiuri Shimbun I was sitting in my office with my senior staff in the U.S. Embassy, 9th floor, when the earthquake hit. Born and raised in San Francisco, I had already experienced many earthquakes during my life, I thought I was very used to ...
 The Japan News1 week ago
Mainichi Daily News

Centuries-old cedar tree that initially survived tsunami to be cut down

The head priest of Imaizumi Tenmangu Shrine, Masaki Araki, right, is shown here by the giant cedar tree that is set to be cut down, in the town of Kesen in Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, on Jan. 23, 2016. (Mainichi) RIKUZENTAKATA, Iwate -- A ...
 Mainichi Daily News1 week ago

Eyes on the future 16 / Iokibe: Broad consensus needed for top law revision

The Yomiuri Shimbun The following are excerpts from an interview with Makoto Iokibe, chancellor of the Prefectural University of Kumamoto. The Cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has maintained a stable administration, which has been unusual in ...
 The Japan News3 weeks ago

Saga of boat swept from Japan to California by tsunami inspires teacher

Humboldt State geology professor Lori Dengler finds herself teaching much more than science these days she is helping educate children on two continents about disaster, recovery, hope and how one little boat lost at sea can connect distant ...
 MyInforms1 month ago
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