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Update 4: Moving Into Reconstruction: It has been six weeks since the Tohuku Earthquake and... @archforhumanity

Posted by Cameron on Apr 16, 2011 Related program: 2011 Sendai Earthquake and Tsunami It has been six weeks since the Tohuku Earthquake and Tsunami devastated the North Eastern coastline of Japan. We've assembled an assessment team in our office in Sendai and are bringing representatives in Tokyo and San Francisco. By May 1st this team will begin to refine our program with the guidance of our 6 person advisory group. 90% of our team are Japanese nationals and like other post-disaster programs we will tap into existing local professionals. This week the government presented a broad reaching 10 year plan for the renewal of affected areas. While the plan is a thoughtful approach to recovery it notes full reconstruction will not be possible for the coastal towns/cities of 'Kesennuma, Minamisanriku, Ishinomaki, Onagawa, Higashi Matsushima, Matsushima, Rifu, Shigoama, Tagajo, Sh...

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