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Ishinomaki :: Japan | over 1 year ago

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Chifumi Iizuka, an official in Ishinomaki, a city devastated by the huge tsunami 18 months ago, continues his task of keeping vigil over the ashes of 77 cremated victims, hoping their kin will someday claim them. "I will make sure the very last one

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Tōkyō :: Japan | over 1 year ago

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People were helping each other to survive and this encouraged me to contribute to the devastated community, she told IPS.  Yonekura, 52, lives in Kesenuma that recorded 1,300 dead or missing following the Mar. 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami when

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Sendai :: Japan | over 1 year ago

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In a classroom near Sendai's main train station, about 40 students from nine universities in Miyagi Prefecture learn every Saturday what they can't learn in their classrooms or lecture halls. Fukkou University, launched in May, offers a one-year

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Nagoya :: Japan | over 1 year ago

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The move follows the introduction of the feed-in tariff scheme for renewable energy last month, under which utilities are required to buy all electricity generated from renewable sources such as solar, wind, water and geothermal power at preset

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Sendai :: Japan | over 1 year ago

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About 60 regional coast guardsmen started an intensive search Saturday for the remains of March 2011 disaster victims off Miyagi Prefecture, almost 1½ years after they perished in the tsunami. The Miyagi Coast Guard Office mobilized patrol boats and

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Narita :: Japan | over 1 year ago

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In all, 38 people 36 bus passengers and two in the truck were taken to hospitals, they said. The pair in the truck and 28 on the bus the driver and passengers, most of whom are in their teens and 20s sustained minor injuries. The bus, headed for

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Sendai :: Japan | over 1 year ago

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The death rate among disabled people living in coastal areas of Miyagi Prefecture when the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami struck was 2.5 times higher than the overall average, a support group said Monday. Most of the disabled are believed to have

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Sendai :: Japan | over 1 year ago

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Standing conspicuously in a barren lowland in what was once the thriving harbor of Minamisanriku are the skeletal remains of the building that once housed the city's disaster prevention office until the day monster tsunami demonstrated the awesome

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Sendai :: Japan | almost 2 years ago

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Children in the northeastern Tohoku region of Japan hit by last year's earthquake and tsunami received encouragement Tuesday in the form of an autographed basketball from NBA legend Michael Jordan. The ball, which bears the hand-written message "To

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Morioka :: Japan | almost 2 years ago

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Police are using composite sketches to assist the relatives of missing victims of last year's natural disasters. Toshiro Saito, 47, received a phone call June 26 from a relative who lives in Sendai. Saito, of Saitama Prefecture, had been searching

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