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The Great Tohoku Earthquake of 2011

The Japanese Architect, or How to Be the Voice of People After the Disaster

Andrea González | Posted 05.25.2013 | World
Andrea González

From my experience as an architect in the reconstruction of Tohoku and as a member of the architecture office of SANAA in Tokyo, I have witnessed the precarious conditions and needs of the Japanese society in northern Japan since March 2011.

Learning From Japan's Disaster

Christal Smith | Posted 05.13.2012 | Los Angeles
Christal Smith

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and a delegation of first responders from throughout California recently returned from a fact finding mission to the earthquake torn areas of Northern Japan to learn lessons that can be applied here.

Confusion, Lack Of Information, Miscommunication In Fukushima Reponse

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 05.09.2012 | World

TOKYO — Just four hours after a tsunami swept into the Fukushima nuclear power plant, Japan's leaders knew the damage was so severe that the rea...

Japan Tsunami Survivor Yoriko Miura: 'My Daughter Died'

Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 03.09.2012 | World

One year after the tsunami and earthquake that devastated the northeast coast of Japan and left thousands of people dead, Robert Michael Poole and pho...

'We Survivors Are Lucky'

Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 03.10.2012 | World

One year after the tsunami and earthquake that devastated the northeast coast of Japan and left thousands of people dead, Robert Michael Poole and pho...

Japan: Seven Months After the Cataclysm

Patrick Takahashi | Posted 12.11.2011 | World
Patrick Takahashi

I leave Japan today for the Netherlands, exactly seven months after the Great Tohoku Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Cataclysm. In a previous adventu...

9/11 Was Also the Six Month Anniversary of Japan's Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami

Christal Smith | Posted 11.12.2011 | Los Angeles
Christal Smith

I asked Japan's Consul General, who was marking his last full day as a member of the diplomatic corps in LA, to tell us what lessons we can learn from Japan's catastrophe.

Why Worry About Fukushima When Hiroshima and Nagasaki Are Safe?

Patrick Takahashi | Posted 06.10.2011 | World
Patrick Takahashi

It's now just past a month since the Great Tohoku Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Cataclysm, starting with "Hawaii Tsunami, Again" on March 11. I lan...

The Great Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami: The Aftermath

Patrick Takahashi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Patrick Takahashi

This is part two of my reportage on the Great Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami, which began with my post, "Hawaii Tsunami, Again." To refresh your memor...