Japan

Posted by Jess Estrada on
Tue, 03/10/2015
Original Japanese article written by Kayoko Sakamoto , Communications Associate of MakiBiz, and translated by Hiromi Tabei March 11, 2015, marks the four-year anniversary of the Great East Japan... Read more
Posted by Sabrina Urquhart on
Thu, 03/05/2015
Approximately an hour after the earthquake, a tsunami with 30 foot high waves swamped the Japanese coast. Japan relies heavily upon nuclear power; those facilities sustained major damage which... Read more
Posted by Sabrina Urquhart on
Thu, 03/05/2015
In a previous blog , we brought you the story of a barnacle-encrusted fishing boat that washed ashore in Crescent City, California. The 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami set the boat adrift and... Read more
Posted by Hiromi Tabei on
Sat, 09/28/2013
The town of Crescent City received California's first official 2011 Tohoku tsunami debris when a Japanese fishing boat washed ashore in April. The skiff drifted 5,000 miles from the town of Rikuzen-... Read more
Posted by Hiromi Tabei on
Sat, 09/07/2013
Sato-san, the owner of the Kitakami We Are One Center, has been busy running the market and organizing classes at the Center. But her tireless effort to rebuild Kitakami back goes beyond the Center... Read more
Posted by Sabrina Urquhart on
Mon, 07/22/2013
The 2011 Japanese tsunami sent a fishing boat more than 5,000 miles to the shores of Crescent City, California. You can help U.S. students return the boat to Japanese students at Takata High School. Read more
Posted by Karl Johnson on
Thu, 07/18/2013
Preparedness is an ever-present reality for Crescent City. Evidence of the town's actions against destructive ocean surges can be found all over town - and construction zones foretell more tsunami-... Read more
Posted by Hiromi Tabei on
Sat, 07/13/2013
As Hiromi previously reported, Architecture for Humanity installed a wooden fence in the backyard at the Kitakami "We Are One" Center. Here are the updates and much belated important news. Read more
Posted by Hiromi Tabei on
Sat, 06/29/2013
One last thing that we need to do at the Kitakami "We Are One" center is to install a fence in the backyard. Children are using the backyard actively, but there is no protection from falling down the... Read more
Posted by Hiromi Tabei on
Thu, 06/27/2013
So, the community meeting that Sato-san attended before our meeting was about the future of Kitakami. The group would like to get consensus of the town planning among them in order to drive the... Read more