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COMMUNITY / How-tos / HOME TRUTHS
Mar 5, 2016
Tohoku is literally still waiting to move on
Earlier this month, the NHK travel series, "Tsurube Toasts Families," in which rakugo (traditional comic storyteller) performer Shofukutei Tsurube and a guest visit a town and talk to residents on an impromptu basis, went to some new communities in the area destroyed by the Great East Japan Earthquake...
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JAPAN
Jan 1, 2016
Emperor speaks of 'pain' over Tohoku evacuees still living in temporary homes
Emperor Akihito on Friday expressed his hope for the reconstruction of Tohoku as 2016 marks five years since a massive earthquake and tsunami wrecked towns, villages and farmland across the region.
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JAPAN / 3/11 STILL BEING FELT
Mar 13, 2015
Tepco redress leaves lives in limbo
Until four years ago, Tetsuzo Tsuboi was an established shiitake grower in Miyakoji, part of the city of Tamura, Fukushima Prefecture, shipping 2 tons of fresh mushrooms and 800 kg of dried ones annually. He also sold oak logs, on which the fungi can be grown, to other farmers.
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JAPAN / 3/11 STILL BEING FELT
Mar 12, 2015
Produce worries easing but some fish, wild foods still a problem in wake of Fukushima meltdowns
The public panic over the threat of radioactive food has subsided in the four years since the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant experienced three reactor core meltdowns and spewed massive amounts of fallout, but worries persist.
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JAPAN / 3/11 STILL BEING FELT
Mar 11, 2015
Fukushima No. 1's never-ending battle with radioactive water
The disaster that struck four years ago may have abated for most of the Tohoku region, but the nightmare continues at Tepco's wrecked Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant.
JAPAN
Jun 11, 2014
U.N. ambassador highlights link between disasters and disabilities
Japan's Ambassador to the United Nations Motohide Yoshikawa on Tuesday stressed the importance of recognizing the special needs of people with disabilities during major disasters such as the March 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis.
JAPAN
Apr 9, 2014
Chile response to giant quake drew on 3/11
A senior Chilean government official said lessons learned from Japan's 2011 earthquake and tsunami disasters as well as from the 2010 huge temblor in Chile were useful in dealing with a powerful earthquake that hit his country last week.
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JAPAN
Apr 7, 2014
Futaba school ceremonies restarted
For the first time since the nuclear crisis began, the evacuated town of Futaba, Fukushima Prefecture, like elsewhere around the country, held opening ceremonies for schools and kindergartens on Monday — albeit at a new location in the neighboring city of Iwaki.
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JAPAN
Apr 3, 2014
Back on track: Sanriku Railway's long road to recovery
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JAPAN / History
Mar 26, 2014
Images of 1896 Sanriku quake found
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JAPAN
Mar 24, 2014
Father haunted by memories of son who perished
Ryo Shibuya, one of the plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the town of Yamamoto, Miyagi Prefecture, lost his 2-year-old son Ayumu in the 2011 tsunami.
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JAPAN / CHUBU CONNECTION
Mar 21, 2014
Kagome turns to Tohoku to grow its tomatoes
Nagoya company Kagome Co. is promoting tomato cultivation in areas affected by the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake.
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Events / Events In Tokyo
Mar 20, 2014
Film festival highlights the ongoing plight of Tohoku
Arts Chiyoda 3331 in Tokyo is currently hosting a 3/11 Movie Festival featuring documentaries that focus on the aftermath of the March 11, 2011, quake as well as talks by some of those involved in the recovery efforts in the Tohoku region.
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CULTURE / Stage
Mar 19, 2014
Tohoku school's plays tell how it is
"We always start creating our next work by having a meeting with everyone involved in the drama club," high school teacher Michiko Ishii explained.
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JAPAN
Mar 13, 2014
Aging 3/11 foster folks facing health worries
Three years after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami heavily damaged the Tohoku region, many children orphaned by the disasters are in the care of grandparents or other elderly relatives who are facing health concerns that could limit their ability to continue as foster parents.
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JAPAN
Mar 12, 2014
Tsunami victims forget relocation as progress stalls
Twenty percent of households that were part of community resettlement plans as a result of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake have dropped out over the past year as progress on the projects has stalled, according to data from the Reconstruction Agency.
JAPAN
Mar 11, 2014
Local Japanese green power advocates to forge national association
A group of 38 local green power advocacy groups plan to set up a national association by June in an effort to break away from nuclear power generation.
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JAPAN
Mar 10, 2014
267,000 still evacuees three years on
About 267,000 people are still living in temporary housing and other makeshift facilities nationwide as Japan marks the third anniversary Tuesday of the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Tohoku that triggered an unprecedented nuclear crisis.
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JAPAN
Mar 10, 2014
Tsunami-hit fishermen tap Net to regroup
Kazuki Suzuki, a 32-year-old oyster farmer from Ishinomaki, a city washed off the coast of Miyagi Prefecture by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami, has been marketing his produce through his Yahoo! page for about a year now.
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JAPAN / THREE YEARS AFTER 3/11
Mar 7, 2014
Illegal nuclear dumping in Shiga raises alarms
The illegal dumping in Takashima, Shiga Prefecture, of 300 tons of radioactive wood chips along a river sets off alarm bells.

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