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A story of the sea and the tsunami, Utatsuyoriki

A story of the sea and the tsunami,

Nanao Takahashi of Marushichi Suisan, Inc. in Utatsuyoriki, Minamisanriku, Miyagi. Mr. Takahashi’s h...

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Livable Home

Livable Home

Before the tsunami, there were many houses and stores along the Miyagi Prefectural Route 58 running ...

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Arahama Elementary School, Sendai City

Arahama Elementary School, Sendai Ci

In the Arahama area, tsunami-conscious local people evacuated to Arahama Elementary School following...

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recorder311 Stories 041 Another Tak

Yoshimi Akama works as a receptionist and a guide at the Miyatoko Historical Village that operates t...

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recorder311 Stories 041

On the day of the earthquake, I was at home with my mother. After the tremor stopped, I made rounds ...

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Yasen no Tsuki Haibizi in Ishinomaki

Yasen no Tsuki Haibizi in Ishinomaki

From September 21 to 25, 2011, a tent theater company named “Yasen no Tsuki Haibizi” gave performanc...

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recorder311 Stories035

On that day, I was playing a live show in Los Angeles. At night, when I turned on my PC, I had recei...

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Evacuation Route Research Institute; Ogatsu (Part 2)

Evacuation Route Research Institute;

Heading for Higher Ground Gathering clues to find the route for tomorrow. People went up the mountai...

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Evacuation Route Research Institute; Ogatsu (Part 1)

Evacuation Route Research Institute;

Heading for Higher Ground Gathering clues to find the route for tomorrow. People who gathered at the...

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Shichigo Elementary School, Sendai City (3)

Shichigo Elementary School, Sendai C

The situation of evacuees varies from person to person. The most important thing is to listen to the...

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Shichigo Elementary School, Sendai City (2)

Shichigo Elementary School, Sendai C

All elementary and junior high schools in Sendai City closed after the earthquake, not reopening unt...

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Shichigo Elementary School, Sendai City (1)

Shichigo Elementary School, Sendai C

More than 1,000 pupils evacuated safely. Based on the lessons of the 2010 Chile Earthquake, about 2,...

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Higashirokugo Elementary School 2

Higashirokugo Elementary School 2

[School and the Earthquake Disaster] After the tsunami ebbed away, I took on the management of the e...

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Higashirokugo Elementary School 1

Higashirokugo Elementary School 1

[School and the Earthquake Disaster] I was at the driver’s license center renewing my license when t...

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Interview with Ryoichi and Yayoi Suzuki living in temporary housing in...

Interview with Ryoichi and Yayoi Suz

Ryoichi Suzuki and his wife Yayoi lost their house in Arahama, Sendai in the Great East Japan Earthq...

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recorder311 Stories 031 Another Take

I felt such strong vertical shakes that I almost bit my tongue in the aftershock on April 7. My hous...

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recorder311 Stories 031

I was driving to the office when the earthquake struck. Roads and buildings were shaking like curtai...

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recorder311 Stories 033

I was in the office in Minato-ku, Tokyo when the earthquake struck. I immediately attempted to conta...

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recorder311 Stories 033 Another Take

We created a space called "Minna no ie" (house for everyone), with a wide verandah and eaves. We hop...

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recorder311 Stories 034

Soichi Sawachi is the owner of surf shop "Full Speed" and the Sendai Surf Shop Union chair person. "...

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Hiroko Takagi Living in Temporary Housing

Hiroko Takagi Living in Temporary Ho

Hiroko Takagi is a life rebuilding planner at the Personal Support Center, which operates a security...

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Asuto Nagamachi Temporary Housing in Sendai: Construction for Protecti...

Asuto Nagamachi Temporary Housing in

About eight months after the earthquake, construction work to protect residents from the cold such a...

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[Sea and Work] Hoshi Seaweed Shop (Part 3)

[Sea and Work] Hoshi Seaweed Shop (P

After being brushed the seaweed enters the full-fledged growth process.Today, Mr. Hoshi sets rafts f...

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[Sea and Work] Hoshi Seaweed Shop (Part 2)

[Sea and Work] Hoshi Seaweed Shop (P

Hoshi Seaweed Shop which has cultivated seaweed in Shichigahama, Miyagi for generations. Hiroshi Hos...

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