2017/10/17

Six And A Half Years After The Tsunami

In many of the destroyed town centers, the colossal work of elevating the ground by several meters and constructing massive seawalls is nearing completion...
2016/05/25

Five Years After The Tsunami

Five years after the big disaster, increasingly many new residential districts are being completed, allowing...
2015/11/11

Four And A Half Years After The Tsunami

On this trip we witnessed further progress in the monumental project to raise the elevation of entire former city districts by several meters...
2015/04/25

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...
2014/04/18

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...
2013/10/14

Two And A Half Years After The Tsunami

Clean-up efforts seemed to be nearing completion, as some of the last remaining damaged structures and most mountains of debris have disappeared from the cities...
2013/04/18

2013/04/18 - Sendai Report

Today we continued our Tohoku Region cherry blossom reporting from Miyagi Prefecture, with stops in...
2013/04/16

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...
2012/04/27

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...
2011/10/18

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...
2011/04/30

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...