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On the trip, we visited several regions affected by the 2011 Great East Earthquake and Tsunami, such as Sendai and Minamisanriku. I learned about the language, culture, traditions, and people of Japan, but I also learned about how important it is to be prepared for a natural disaster. We visited museums ...

The town of Minamisanriku in Miyagi Prefecture was among the communities that suffered damage on 3/11. As the Feb. 12 story says, “the town received a donation of around Â¥2.2 billion from Taiwan and used it to rebuild a hospital.” We would like to offer our sincere thanks to the people of Taiwan for the ...
Recently, the group collaborated in Tohoku for the second time with Australia's renowned Polyglot Theatre, bringing their interactive artistic production “Paper Planet” to the elementary schools in Minamisanriku, Miyagi Prefecture. The children and adults worked together to create a new world from their ...
But if not for that assignment, my journalistic career – and by extension, my life experience – would have been poorer for it. I was in the town of Minamisanriku (about 180km away from Fukushima and the meltdown of the Daiichi nuclear power plant) for only two days, but the heartache I felt lasted for weeks ...
Tomorrow marks the seventh anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated parts of Japan. The scars from those events are still in the process of healing, but in every tragedy there is hope. For today's feature, Rosemary Neill finds herself on the ground in Minamisanriku. In 2011, the entire town ...
Sato and his municipal co-workers had climbed on to the roof of the three-storey disaster prevention centre in Minamisanriku as surging waves menaced the first and second floors. Even at this point, says the mayor, “nobody on the roof felt fear. They totally believed the tsunami would not come there.''.
"I never thought about closing my company or firing (workers)," said Sato, who runs Asutoro Tech, which now employs around 20 workers in Minamisanriku. "If you lose your home and family, losing your job, too, is just too much to bear." In order to restore a sense of normalcy to his and his employees' lives, ...
The town of Minamisanriku in Miyagi Prefecture has installed donation boxes at Town Hall and other locations, while activities to collect money are also underway at local schools and shopping centers. The town received a donation of around ¥2.2 billion from Taiwan and used it to rebuild a hospital.
The new Minamisanriku Municipal Government office was built in an upland area about 60 meters above sea level, introducing anti-disaster equipment and solar power systems. The building is designed to withstand an earthquake registering 7 on the Japanese seismic scale of 7. The former town hall and ...


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