Miyagi prefecture

Lessons from Japan: In aftermath of earthquake, community means survival

A former Japanese firefighter who went to Japan's quake-struck areas last March, explains what will become most important if an earthquake hits Vancouver.

Japan earthquake victim children uplifted by Canadian gifts

In earthquake and tsunami-hit Japan, Canadian toys and pins helped boost the mood of many children who had lost homes and family to the disaster.

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.

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.