Ishinomaki: A tsunami-ravaged city, 10 years on w/ Alex Martin & Mari Saito

Mar 10, 10:00 AM

Alex Martin and Mari Saito bring us two stories from Tohoku, a decade after the Great East Japan Earthquake.

On this week's episode, The Japan Times' Alex Martin visits Ishinomaki, 10 years after he first went there, to reconnect with residents he spoke with in the aftermath of the earthquake and to find out how the city is recovering from the tsunami. Also, Reuters' Mari Saito tells us about the "phone of the wind," where tsunami survivors can grieve for the people they lost.

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Photo: A man surveys the damage in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, a few days after the city was struck by a deadly tsunami in March 2011. | KYODO