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Two years after Japan's tsunami, time stands still
"Two years after the tsunami: families lost, time stands still," reads the headline on Japan's Asahi newspaper this morning, as the country marks the anniversary of the 9.0 magnitude...
Mar 10th, 2013
Japan earthquake continues to shake up Vancouverites
After the Japan earthquake and tsunami, locals continue to feel the impact of the disaster in their lives.
Mar 7th, 2012
After Japan's earthquake and tsunami, a shift in values
How to help the tsunami and earthquake victims? Before we can support each other, or at the same time, we need to heal ourselves, says one Japanese consultant.
Mar 8th, 2012
Vancouver Observer article leads to help from kids at Vancouver Talmud Torah for young Japanese earthquake survivors
Masumi Kikuchi's heart wrenching Vancouver Observer story about the devastation the Japanese earthquake inflicted on her hometown brought two far flung communities of kids together.
Feb 23rd, 2012
Twenty million tons of Japanese tsunami debris expected to hit B.C. coast by 2014, scientists say
According to scientists at the University of Hawaii, upwards of 20 million tons tsunami debris from Japan could be heading towards British Columbia's coastlines by 2014. Large fields of debris from...
Oct 25th, 2011