tsunami

4 Years After the 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami: Tohoku Now

The tragic earthquake and tsunami in Tohoku may still seem fresh for many of you. It was the most disastrous phenomena which occurred last March 2011, killing and injuring numerous people in Japan. It was the strongest earthquake ever recorded in the area. I remember being at home that time and started panicking when the…

“Macchan” The Last Man of Fukushima

Naoto Matsumura (松村直登), also known as “The Last Man of Fukushima” is the only person that still lives in Tomioka, Japan after the area was zoned off as an exclusion zone due to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant disaster that followed the giant earthquake and tsunami. Tomioka is seven miles from Fukushima’s nuclear power plant,…