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Documenting the recovery of the coastal Tohoku Region from the tsunami of March 11, 2011.

Six Years After The Tsunami

The enormous task of elevating the ground of coastal districts by several meters and re-enforcing the waterfront is finally approaching completion... read all

Four Years After The Tsunami

One year year after our last visit, we witnessed a lot of visible progress. Most eye-catching was the work on raising the ground of former town centers... read all

Three Years After The Tsunami

The focus of efforts along the Sanriku Coast have now definitely shifted from the clean-up to the reconstruction phase, and the recovery progress is becoming more and more obvious... read all

Two Years After The Tsunami

After seeing little dramatic progress on our previous two visits, we felt that the recovery process has finally started to shift... read all

One Year After The Tsunami

One year after the tsunami, we revisited some of the worst hit cities along the Sanriku Coast in Miyagi and Iwate Prefectures on April 16 and 17, 2012... read all

Half A Year After The Tsunami

A little bit over half a year after the tsunami, we revisited some of the worst hit cities along the Sanriku Coast. In most areas the debris has been sorted and collected into huge mountains, paving the way for reconstruction... read all

One Month After The Tsunami

One and a half months after the March 11 disaster, good progress has been made on clearing major roads, recovering victims and reinstating the food supply. The self defense force and police from all over the country were... read all