Ishinomaki

Several large boats are shown on their side and washed ashore following a tsunami as shown from across a body of water.

It’s been 10 years since Fukushima. What’s it like to rebuild in a city that ‘doesn’t exist’?

The World revisits the Saeki family in Ishinomaki, Japan, which was one of the areas hardest hit by the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster that devastated the country on March, 11, 2011.

It’s been 10 years since Fukushima. What’s it like to rebuild in a city that ‘doesn’t exist’?
A woman is shown standing and wearing a full blue medical protective outfit with several people walking past her in blurred motion.

The pandemic, one year later

The pandemic, one year later
The coastal Japanese city of Ishinomaki, before the Tsunami... and today.

In search of an owner… our reporter tracks down a Japanese diver nearly devastated by the 2011 tsunami

In search of an owner… our reporter tracks down a Japanese diver nearly devastated by the 2011 tsunami
Ishinomaki, Japan following the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

Marco Werman: The tiny item I kept amid a sea of destruction

Marco Werman: The tiny item I kept amid a sea of destruction

A Year After the Tsunami, Slow Progress on Rebuilding in Japan

A Year After the Tsunami, Slow Progress on Rebuilding in Japan

Shelter Communities in Post-Tsunami Japan

How one man leads in crisis to become the de facto "mayor" of his shelter.

Shelter Communities in Post-Tsunami Japan
The World

Ghost Dive Shop

"There are these virtual ghosts of what the town used to be."

Ghost Dive Shop