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Local residents to request preservation of school building damaged by tsunami, japan, yomiuri, 3/21/2015

original article: http://the-japan-news.com/news/article/0002023691

The Yomiuri Shimbun ISHINOMAKI, Miyagi — Local residents in the Okawa district of Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, have decided to call for the municipal government to preserve the school building of Okawa Primary School, where 84 children, teachers and other school employees died or went missing in tsunami following the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake, as a remainder of the disaster. 172 more words

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Fukushima produce ‘safe’ but still finding few buyers, yomiuri, 3/13/2015

Although clear signs of recovery are emerging for agricultural and marine products from Fukushima Prefecture, consumer fears founded on harmful rumors about radiation are proving difficult to banish. 907 more words

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Path to Restoration / Tohoku farmers, fishermen face uphill road to recovery, japan news (yomiuri), 3/3/2015

At 7 a.m. in the fish market in Otsuchi, Iwate Prefecture, fewer than 10 brokers could be seen waiting for the start of the day’s trade. 644 more words

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In Japan, Some Retirees Start Businesses

At Christmas, Yuriko sent a translated Japan News article about the business she runs with her husband, who retired rather young. She told me the newspaper, called… 358 more words

Solitary deaths since disaster total 97 in 3 prefectures, yomiuri, 3/20/14

As of the end of January, at least 97 people affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake in March 11, 2011, had died unattended in temporary housing units in disaster-hit Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures, information obtained from police headquarters in the three prefectures. 810 more words

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Farmland unproductive 3 years on, yomiuri shinbun, 3/1/14

With the third anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake approaching, numbers do not match reality in terms of progress on reconstruction, adding to the woes of people affected. 760 more words

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‘Farm’ opens to support disaster victims , yomiuri, 9/30/13

Owners of six small and midsize businesses from Miyagi and Yamagata prefectures opened Roku Farm Atalata on Sunday, a multipurpose facility in Natori, Miyagi Prefecture, featuring such services as a restaurant serving ingredients harvested from directly managed farms and an oven that can be used even in times of disaster. 380 more words

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